Friday, 26 October 2012

En Abdul Rahman bin Haji Talib (1916-1968) [4], Biodata and Family


Introduction
Born: 1916, Temerloh, Pahang
Early education: Temerloh, Pahang
Higher education: Sultan Idris Training College (SITC), Tanjung Malim, Perak

Career Path
Career sectors served: Politics, education, health
1940-45: Teacher, Sekolah Abdullah, Kuantan
1945: Penolong Nazir Sekolah-sekolah Melayu Pahang
1952: Pioneer for the establishment of Jabatan Hal Ehwal Agama, within the Education Dept, Pahang
Political involvement: Active in Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu (PKMB/UMNO)
Member, National Council
1956: Deputy Minister, Natural Resources and Local Govt
1957: Transport Minister
1959: Trade and Industry Minister
1960-62; 1964: Education Minister

Honours and Awards
  1. 1962: Awarded Ijazah Kehormat Doktor Undang-undang, UM
  2. Eminent MBSKL Alumni

Contributions to Society
  1. National language. Proposed Bahasa Melayu as the national language (bahasa kebangsaan)
  2. Rahman Report 1960. Proposed improvement of the educational system of the Federated Malay States (FMS). Greater emphasis for use of the Malay language in schools. To make Malay language compulsory. Teachers were rewarded. Also known as Laporan Rahman 1960.
Resignation
1965: resigned

Death
Deceased: 18 October 1968, Cairo, Egypt
Name when deceased: Allahyarham Abdul Rahman Talib

Family
Wife: Rahmah bte Musa
Children: 10 (6 boys and 4 girls)
  1. -
  2. Ahmad Fauzi
  3. -
  4. -
  5. Ahmad Fadzil
  6. Dato Ahmad Fuad
  7. -
  8. -
  9. -
  10. -
Sources
  1. Malaysia Merdeka http://www.malaysiamerdeka.gov.my/v2/en/my-malaysia/heroes-and-leaders/national-hero/77-abdul-rahman-talib Accessed on 26 October 2012 (Aidiladha 1433 Hijrah)
  2. Abdul Rahman Talib family. Contacted 25 October 2012
  3. Sejarah Malaysia http://sejarahmalaysia.pnm.my/portalBM/sm10_all.htm Accessed on 30 November 2012
  4. http://ms.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Rahman_Talib. Accessed 8 February 2013.

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