World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group

Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


Reigning Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan:

b. 15 July 1946; succeeded as 29th Sultan 5 October 1967, on the abdication of his father, Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien II; crowned 1 August 1968; married 29 July 1965, HM Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajjah Saleha; two sons, four daughters; also married 28 October 1981, Mariam Abd Aziz (divorced 2003); two sons, two daughters; also married 19 August 2005, HRH Pengiran Isteri Azrinaz Mazhar Hakim (divorced 2010); one son, one daughter.

Crown Prince:

HRH Prince Haji al-Muhtadee Billah, b. 17 February 1974; proclaimed Crown Prince 10 August 1998; married 9 September 2004, HRH Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Salleh Ab Rahaman; two sons, one daughter.

Brothers of the Sultan:

HRH Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, b. 27 August 1947.

HRH Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, b. 31 July 1951.

HRH Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah, b. 6 November 1954.

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