Ahmad Tajuddin, Sultan of Brunei(1913-1950), Sultan of Brunei
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Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin was born on 22 August at the Palace in Brunei. He was the fifth child of 10 children to the late Sultan Sir Muhammad Jamalul Alam II and his wife, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Siti Fatimah. A cause close to his heart was that of improving education. He himself was educated by private tutors and he was taught English from the age of 14. He died of natural causes at the age of 36, his younger brother Pengiran Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien succeeded him after his death. The Singapore government declared all government buildings in Singapore to fly the flag at half mast for two days as a mark of respect.