Ibrahim Haji Mahmood

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1. Name: Ibrahim Haji Mahmood
2. Occupation: Historian
3. Date & Place of Birth: 1908, Penang
4. Date of Death: August 31, 1993
5. Education:

  1.  Malay, Arabic & English education

6. Contributions:

  1.  Member, Penang Executive Council during British Administration
  2.  Opposed the Malayan Union
  3. Board member, Drafting of Malay Words
  4. Wrote for newspapers, Warta Melaya, Singapore (1939), Dewasa, Penang, Bumiputera, Penang adn Penang Shimbun, (1941-1945)
  5.  One of the founders of UMNO
  6. Author of Turki dan Kamal Atartuk (1934), Turki dan Tamadunnya (1938), Pantu Rindu Malang, Kenang-kenangan Hari Raya, Johan Berjuang (1962), Tun Biajid Anak Hang Tuah (1966) and  Sejarah Perjuangan Bangsa Melayu (1978)
  7. Merangka perisyiharan kemerdekaan yang dibaca oleh Tunku Abdul Rahman pada 31 Ogos 1957
  8.  Information officer, UMNO Malaya
  9.  Editor, Suara UMNO (later renamed Malaya Merdeka)
  10. Vice President, Kesatuan Melayu Pulau Pinang
  11. Board of Director, Tanjung Bungah English School, Penang

7. Honours and Awards:

  1.  Ahli Mangku Negara (1964)
  2.  Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (1975)
  3. Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN)
  4. Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (1979)

 

Source:

Muhd Yusof Ibrahim. (2010). Sejarawan dan Persejarahan Melayu. Kuala Lumpur: Tinta Publisher

 

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