Tun Abang Haji Openg was the first Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (Governor of Sarawak), upon the independence of Sarawak from Great Britain and formation of Malaysia in 1963. Before that, the position of Governor of Sarawak was held by a British officer appointed by Queen Elizabeth II and her precursor, King George VI. Before being appointed as the first Governor, he was active in politics. After his death on 28 March 1969, he was replaced by Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman.

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  • Tun Abang Haji Openg was the first Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (Governor of Sarawak), upon the independence of Sarawak from Great Britain and formation of Malaysia in 1963. Before that, the position of Governor of Sarawak was held by a British officer appointed by Queen Elizabeth II and her precursor, King George VI. Before being appointed as the first Governor, he was active in politics. After his death on 28 March 1969, he was replaced by Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman. His sons, Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari, now served as a Minister of Housing and Urban Development in current State Cabinet, and also a member of The Sarawak State Legislative for the Satok constituency, and Datuk Abang Karim is the chairman of Sarawak Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI). (en)
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  • 1969-03-28 (xsd:date)
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  • 1963-09-16 (xsd:date)
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  • 1905-0-0
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  • 1969-03-28 (xsd:date)
  • 1969-3-28
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  • 1stYang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
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  • 1905 (xsd:integer)
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  • Abang Abdul Rahim
  • Abang Haji Abdillah
  • Datuk Abang Karim Tun Abang Haji Openg
  • Datuk Senator Dayang Madinah
  • Dayang Hajjah Mastijah
  • Dayang Hajjah Meliah
  • Dayang Majenah
  • Dayang Majihah
  • Dayang Murdiah
  • Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari Tun Abang Haji Openg
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  • Malaysian
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  • Post created
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  • Toh Puan Dayang Hajjah Masniah binti Abdulrahman
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  • 1963 (xsd:integer)
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  • Malaysian politician (en)
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  • Tun Abang Haji Openg was the first Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak (Governor of Sarawak), upon the independence of Sarawak from Great Britain and formation of Malaysia in 1963. Before that, the position of Governor of Sarawak was held by a British officer appointed by Queen Elizabeth II and her precursor, King George VI. Before being appointed as the first Governor, he was active in politics. After his death on 28 March 1969, he was replaced by Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman. (en)
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  • Abang Haji Openg (en)
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  • Abang Haji Openg (en)
  • Abang Haji Openg Abang Sapiee (en)
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