A Malayan statesman.
Haji Raja seized the capital of north Malay State of Kedhan. He Inherited the powerful office under the Johore king in 1777 and developed a port south of Singapore as a major trade centre which undermined the position of Dutch controlled Malacca post.
Haji Raja attacked Malacca in 1784 but was killed in the battle.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin