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Asia (continent)

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Declaration of Malayan Independence, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, August 31, 1957, 1957-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/96
Scope and Contents 203 x 155 mm. Showing the Duke of Gloucester, as representative of the Queen, making a speech at the Independence ceremony. Behind him on the platform are seated: Tuanku Syed PUTRA (1920-) Raja of Perlis and Yang di-Pertuan Agong 1960-1965; Sir Donald MacGILLIVRAY, last High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya; Tuanku Abdul RAHMAN (1895-1960), Yang di-Pertuan Besar of the Negri [i.e. Negeri] and first Yang di-Petuan Agong of Independent Malaya; Tuanku Abdul Rahman PUTRA (1903-),...
Dates: 1957-08-31
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