Yura Halim, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Yura Halim

Bruneian politician

Date of Birth: 02-May-1923

Place of Birth: Tutong District, Brunei

Date of Death: 11-Apr-2016

Profession: politician, author, songwriter, lyricist

Nationality: Brunei

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Yura Halim

  • Pengiran Muhammad Yusuf bin Abdul Rahim (May 2, 1923 – April 11, 2016), pen name Yura Halim, was a Bruneian politician, civil servant, diplomat, and writer.
  • He served as the Chief Minister (Menteri Besar) of Brunei from 1967 to 1972.
  • Halim wrote the lyrics for Brunei's national anthem, "Allah Peliharakan Sultan," in 1947.
  • The song was adopted as the country's official national anthem in 1951, when it was still a British protectorate.
  • Halim was longtime member of the Legislative Council of Brunei, serving on the council until his death in 2016.

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