Hussein Onn

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Birthday
12, 1922
Birthplace
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Death Date
May 29, 1990 (68)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1922
Birthplace
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Death Date
May 29, 1990 (68)

About

Politician who served as Malaysia's third Prime Minister from 1976 to 1981.

Before Fame

He served in the Indian Army during World War II, and returned to Malaysia in 1945 to join the Johor Bahru Police Depot.

Trivia

He retired as Prime Minister in 1981 due to heart problems.

Family Life

He was the son of Dato Onn Jaafar, a freedom fighter. He married Suhaila Noah, with whom he had six children.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Mahathir Mohammad, who became Malaysia's fourth Prime Minister.