Tuanku Sayyid Hussain Aidid

No Photo Available1. Name: Tuanku Sayyid Hussain Aidid / Tuanku Syed Hussain

2. Occupation: Spice trader, Ship owner, Community leader

3. Place of birth: Aceh, Indonesia

4. Date and place of death: 1840, Acheen Street Mosque cemetry, Penang

 

5. Contributions:

  1. Successful spice merchant
  2. Agent for Palmer & Co
  3. Actively involved in Aceh’s politics

 

6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Kapitan (chief) of the Malay community

 

Source:

Loh Wei Ling, Badriyah Haji Salleh, Mahani Musa, Wong Yee Tuan & Marcus Langdon (Eds). (2013). Biographical Dictionary of Mercantile Personalities of Penang. Kuala Lumpur: THINK CITY and MBRAS.

 

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