- Mahmud of Terengganu
Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Sultan of Terengganu Reign Sultan of Terengganu - 1979 - 1998 Coronation 1981 Born 29 April 1930 Birthplace Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu Died 14 May 1998 Place of death Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore Predecessor Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Successor Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Consort Sharifa Nong Fatima binti Sayyid Abdullah
Tengku Besar Terengganu
Tengku Ampuan Bariah
Tengku Ampuan Besar Terengganu
Offspring Tengku Mizan Father Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Mother Tengku Tengah Zaharah
Almarhum Al-Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Al-Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Al-Haj was the 16th Sultan of Terengganu from 1979 to 1998.
Sultan Mahmud was born in 29 April 1930 in Kuala Terengganu. He was married to Sharifa Nong Fatima binti Sayyid Abdullah and Tengku Ampuan Bariyah binti Almarhum Sultan Sir Hisamuddin Alam Shah, sister of late Sultan Selangor, Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah on 1951. He was a cousin to the late Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah of Selangor.
Two years later, his father Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah died in 1979. He was installed as the Sultan of Terengganu in 1981 and Tengku Ampuan Bariyah became Tengku Ampuan Besar of Terengganu.
Sultan Mahmud was the colonel for the Royal Armoured Corps (KAD) from 1979.
He was a close friend of his advisor Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar Ahmad, the former Menteri Besar (chief minister) of Terengganu from 1985 to 1999. His main goal was to make Terengganu a developed state. He performed the hadj pilgrimage with Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin of Selangor in 1984.
On 14 May 1998, he died in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore and was replaced by his son Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin. His body was laid to rest in the new Royal Mausoleum near Masjid Al-Muktafi Billah Shah in Kuala Terengganu. He was the first sultan of Terengganu to be buried here.
Several projects and institutions were named after the Sultan, including:
- Sekolah Menengah Sains Sultan Mahmud (SMSSM) at Wakaf Tembusu, Kuala Terengganu
Buildings, Bridges and Roads
- Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah Mosque at Bandar Al-Muktafi Billah Shah
- Al-Muktafi Billah Shah Mosque at Kuala Terengganu
- Sultan Mahmud Bridge and Sultan Mahmud Bridge Highway on Federal Route at Kuala Terengganu
- Jalan Sultan Mahmud on Federal Route at Kuala Terengganu
- Sultan Mahmud Airport at Seberang Takir, Kuala Terengganu
Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah
Sultan of Terengganu
Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin
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