1948 in Malaya

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1948
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British Malaya

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1948 in Malaya. Malaya under British colony Malayan Union until replaced by Federation of Malaya from 1 February.

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Central Level

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state. In federations, governor may be the title of a politician who governs a constituent state and may be either appointed or elected. The power of the individual governor can vary dramatically between political systems, with some governors having only nominal or largely ceremonial power, while others having a complete control over the entire government.

Edward Gent Malaysian politician

Sir Gerard Edward James Gent was the first appointed Governor of the Malayan Union in 1946.

Sir Henry Lovell Goldsworthy Gurney was a British colonial administrator who served in various posts throughout the British Empire. Gurney was assassinated by communist insurgents during the Malayan Emergency, while serving as high commissioner in the Federation of Malaya.

State Level

Perlis State of Malaysia

Perlis, also known by its honorific title Perlis Indera Kayangan, is the smallest state in Malaysia. It lies at the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and has the Satun and Songkhla Provinces of Thailand on its northern border. It is bordered by the state of Kedah to the south. It was called Palit by the Siamese when it was under their influence. Perlis had a population of 227,025 as of 2010.

Putra of Perlis

Tuanku Syed Harun Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, KCMG was the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaya, and later of Malaysia, and sixth Raja of Perlis.

Sultan of Johor hereditary seat and the nominal ruler of the Malaysian state of Johor

The Sultan of Johor is a hereditary seat and the sovereign ruler of the Malaysian state of Johor. In the past, the sultan held absolute power over the state and was advised by a bendahara. Currently, the role of bendahara has been taken over by chief minister with the constitutional monarchy system via Johor State Constitution. The Sultan is the constitutional head of state of Johor. The Sultan has own independent military force Royal Johor Military Force. The Sultan is also the Head of Islam in Johor state.

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