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Mohamad Mahathir

Birthday: July 10, 1925
Nationality: Malaysian
Famous: Prime Ministers Political Leaders
Age: 93 Years, 93 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Cancer
Also Known As: Mahathir Bin Mohamad
Born In: Alor Setar
Famous As: Prime Minister Of Malaysia
Political Ideology: Political Party – United Malays National Organisation
Spouse/Ex-: Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali
Father: Mohamad Iskandar
Mother: Wan Tempawan Wan Hanapi
Siblings: Habsah Mohamad, Johora Mohamad, Mahadi Mohamad, Mashahor Mohamad, Murad Mohamad, Mustaffa Mohamad, Omar Mohamad, Rafeah Mohamad
Children: Maizura Mahathir, Marina Mahathir, Mazhar Mahathir, Melinda Mahathir, Mirzan Mahathir, Mokhzani Mahathir, Mukhriz Mahathir

Founder/Co-Founder: Proton

Mahathir Mohamad is a Malaysian government official who is the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia. The veteran government official had likewise recently been the leader from 1981 to 2003. With a vocation crossing more than seven decades, he is a standout amongst the most regarded political figures in Malaysia. Amid his past residency as the head administrator, he detailed arrangements that helped organizations prosper and made instruction effectively accessible to the general population of the nation. While his policies have earned him a great deal of analysis, Mahathir never faltered from his feelings. This solid wilfulness makes him a viable lawmaker. The primary case of this determination could be seen when he was ousted from legislative issues for condemning the present routine. Rather than falling down, he composed ‘The Malay Dilemma’, which proceeded with the investigate. This book assumed a tremendous job in Prime Minister Rahman’s acquiescence. His broad profession has solidified him as maybe the most powerful figure in Malaysia’s political history. In his nineties now, he is the world’s most established head of state or government and the most seasoned living Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Childhood & Early Life

  • Mahathir Mohamad was conceived on July 10, 1925, in Malaysia. He was brought up in a poor neighborhood in Alor Setar area of the province of Kedah.
  • His father’s name was Mohamad Iskandar. He was vital with low financial standing. His mom was just removed with respect to Kedah eminence.
  • Mahathir exceeded expectations all through school. He won a grant to an English auxiliary school.
  • He finished auxiliary school once the war finished. He took a crack at restorative school at the ‘Ruler Edward VII College of Medicine’ in Singapore.


  • After graduating medicinal school Mahathir landed his first position in the therapeutic business. He filled in as a taxpayer-driven organization specialist until 1956. Around the same time, he came back to his home area of Alor Setar and opened up a private practice. He was the main Malay specialist in the region around them.
  • Mahathir’s second love was legislative issues. He was dynamic in challenges as an understudy, where he pushed for Malaysian autonomy.
  • He was a severe supporter of the ‘Joined Malays National Organization’ amid his time in Alor Setar. He rapidly turned into a conspicuous part through charming backing of his positions.
  • In 1959, he verged on pursuing position yet wound up retention himself from the decision in the challenge because of contention with the Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman.
  • In 1964, he pursued his first political position and won. He was chosen to the seat speaking to Kota Setar Selatan in the government parliament.
  • Mahathir started his vocation in governmental issues amid an unstable time. Racial strains between the Chinese and Malay achieved a fever contribute 1969. In that equivalent year, Mahathir lost his re-appointment crusade.
  • The race mobs of May 1969 saw many Chinese and Malay murdered. Mahathir composed an open letter condemning Rahman for favoring Chinese interests. This let her got him terminated from the preeminent committee and kicked out of the UMNO party.
  • In 1970 he distributed his first book, ‘The Malay Dilemma’. It was a further scrutinize on the absence of help from Rahman’s organization for the Malay individuals. This analysis got the book prohibited.
  • Mahathir came back to governmental issues in 1973 following a multi year break. He was named as a representative in new Prime Minister Abdul Razak Hussein’s routine.
  • In 1974, he was named as the Minister of Education. He likewise won the seat for Kubang Pasu in the House of Representatives.
  • He kept running for a bad habit administration position in the UMNO gathering and won. This set him up to be named representative head administrator not long after.
  • In 1981, he wound up a leader. The initial two years of his residency saw fights for a greater expert with the imperial family.
  • From 1981 to 2003, Mahathir had an incredible effect on Malaysian legislative issues with his dynamic approaches. His residency crossing more than two decades is the longest any chosen chief has served in his nation, which verifies his rundown of achievements.
  • He reported his retirement from legislative issues in 2003. In retirement, Mahathir composed a few books, with the latest being his diaries in 2011.
  • After quite a long while, he came back to the political field in the wake of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad outrage in 2015. He transparently scrutinized Prime Minister Najib Razak’s legislature and more than once required his acquiescence. He connected himself with the gathering Pakatan Harapan and framed another ideological group which he converged with Pakatan Harapan to shape an alliance.
  • By 2017, he was effectively taking an interest in the legislative issues of the nation and was proposed as a conceivable prime clerical applicant of Pakatan Harapan.
  • n January 2018, his official bid as a prime pastoral hopeful was declared. In the fourteenth Malaysian general decision hung on 9 May 2018, Pakatan Harapan developed as the victor and as its pioneer, Mahathir Mohamad is good to go to turn into the new head administrator of Malaysia.

Major Works

  • Mahathir’s most critical work was his 1970 book ‘The Malay Dilemma’. Numerous researchers concur that this book had a huge impact in Rahman’s defeat that year.
  • His greatest accomplishment amid his time as PM was his recuperation system amid the Asian the budgetary emergency of 1998. He conflicted with his consultants and attached the cash to the U.S dollar. This striking move let Malaysia recoup faster than different nations.

Awards & Achievements

  • He was conceded the title of ‘The Father of Modernization’ by the Malaysian individuals for his work in monetary advancement.

Personal Life & Legacy

  • Mahathir wedded his school sweetheart Siti Hasmah, in 1956. The couple had their first youngster, Marina, the next year.

  • They have six additional kids, three of which are organic and three that were embraced. Their names are Mirzan, Melinda, Mokhzani, Mukhriz, Maizura, and Mazhar.

Net Worth

  • Mahathir has accumulated total assets of $550 million. His child Mokhzani has additionally amassed a fortune of almost 1 billion dollars in the oil and gas industry.


  • This famous politician is also the author of 16 books

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