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Haji Raja

Birth:1808

Death:1784

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

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