Leaders of Malaysia
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Look for biographies of the leaders (in Spanish) at CIDOB website. A set of lists with the rulers of the states are provided by Rulers.

Party: UMNO: United Malays National Organisation (part of the Barisan Nasional coalition)


Paramount Rulers (Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
Tuanku Abdul Rahman ibni al-Marhum                 31 Aug 1957 -  1 Apr 1960 (+1960) Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
Tuanku Hisamuddin Alam Shah ibni al-Marhum          1 Apr 1960 -  1 Sep 1960 (+1960) Sultan of Selangor (acting to 14 Apr 1960)
Saiyid Harun Putra ibni al-Marhum                   1 Sep 1960 - 20 Sep 1965 (+2000) Raja of Perlis (acting to 21 Sep 1960)
Tuanku Ismail Nasiruddin Shah ibni al-Marhum       21 Sep 1965 - 20 Sep 1970 (+1979) Sultan of Terengganu
Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum     21 Sep 1970 - 20 Sep 1975 (+2017) Sultan of Kedah
Tuanku Yahya Petra ibni al-Marhum                  21 Sep 1975 - 29 Mar 1979 (+1979) Sultan of Kelantan 
Tuanku Ahmad Shah al-Mustain Billah ibni al-Marhum 29 Mar 1979 - 25 Apr 1984         Sultan of Pahang (acting to 26 Apr 1979)
Tuanku Mahmud Iskandar ibni al-Marhum              26 Apr 1984 - 25 Apr 1989 (+2010) Sultan of Johor
Tuanku Azlan Muhibuddin Shah ibni al-Marhum        26 Apr 1989 - 25 Apr 1994 (+2014) Sultan of Perak
Tuanku Jaafar ibni al-Marhum                       26 Apr 1994 - 25 Apr 1999 (+2008) Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
Tuanku Salehuddin Abdul Aziz Shah ibni al-Marhum   26 Apr 1999 - 21 Nov 2001 (+2001) Sultan of Selangor
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin ibni al-Marhum          21 Nov 2001 - 13 Dec 2001         Sultan of Terengganu (acting)     
Saiyid Sirajuddin ibni al-Marhum                   13 Dec 2001 - 13 Dec 2006         Raja of Perlis
Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin ibni al-Marhum          13 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2011         Sultan of Terengganu 
Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah ibni al-Marhum     13 Dec 2011 - 13 Dec 2016 (+2017) Sultan of Kedah
Tuanku Muhammad V ibni Sultan Ismail Petra         13 Dec 2016 -                     Sultan of Kelantan

The paramount ruler, the elective Yang Dipertuan Agong, is the head of the State, acting as a king. (Sources: Rulers, by Ben Schemmel, and Juan Jorge Schäffer)
Prime Ministers
Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra         28 Aug 1957 - 15 Apr 1959 (+1990) UMNO
Tun Abdul Razak bin Hussein      15 Apr 1959 - 20 Aug 1959 (+1976) UMNO 
Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra         21 Aug 1959 - 22 Sep 1970 (+1990) UMNO
Tun Abdul Razak bin Hussein      22 Sep 1970 - 14 Jan 1976 (+1976) UMNO 
Datuk Hussein bin Onn            15 Jan 1976 - 16 Jul 1981 (+1990) UMNO
Dato' Seri Mahathir bin Mohamad  16 Jul 1981 - 31 Oct 2003         UMNO 
Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi 31 Oct 2003 -  3 Apr 2009         UMNO
Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak        3 Apr 2009 -                     UMNO

Deputy Prime Ministers
Tun Abdul Razak bin Hussein             1957-1970 (+1976) UMNO
Tun Ismail Abdul Rahman                 1970-1973 (+1973) UMNO
Datuk Hussein bin Onn                   1973-1976 (+1976) UMNO
Dato' Seri Mahathir bin Mohamad         1976-1981         UMNO
Musa bin Hitam                          1981-1986         UMNO
Abdul Ghafar bin Baba                   1986-1993 (+2006) UMMO   
Dato' Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim            1993-1998         UMNO
Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi        1999-2003         UMNO
Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak              2004-2009         UMNO          
Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin bin Yassin 2009-             UMNO                       

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