Yang di-Pertuan Besar

Yang di-Pertuan Besar

In Malay, Yang di-Pertuan Besar, literally "He Who Is Made Great" or "Great Ruler", is a royal title.

In Malaysia

# The elected monarch of the state of Negeri Sembilan in Malaysia, himself one of the electors of the federal Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
# Other historical figures, especially :monarchs of the ancient Johor Empire (circa. 17th-19th century), to differentiate from the "Yang di-Pertuan Muda" ("Under King") - who is usually not Malay but Bugis. However, this was a secondary title, the primary title being sultan.:secondary title of the Sultans of Kedah, of Kelantan, of Perak, of Terengganu

In Indonesia

*secondary title of the Sultans of Asahan (on Sumatra), or Riau/Lingga, of Siaksriindrapura (on Sumatra, broken away from Johor)
*the original title of the Tuan Besar of Kubu (in the Indonesian part of Borneo)


* [http://www.4dw.net/royalark/Malaysia/malaysia.htm RoyalArk- see each monarchy, here Malaysia] & [http://www.4dw.net/royalark/Indonesia/indon.htm Indonesia] & [http://www.4dw.net/royalark/Indonesia/indon2.htm]

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