Ahmad Shah of Malacca

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Ahmad Shah
9th Sultan of Malacca
Reign Malacca Sultanate: 1511–1513
Predecessor Mahmud Shah
Successor Position abolished
Died 1513
House House of Malacca
Father Mahmud Shah
Religion Sunni Islam

Sultan Ahmad Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Mahmud Shah (died 1513) was the last sultan of the Malaccan sultanate.

The son of Sultan Mahmud Shah, Ahmad Shah's rule began in 1511 when his father stepped aside. It ended in 1513 when he died during the kingdom's war with Portugal: His father stabbed him after failing the attack to conquer Malacca. He was succeeded in rule by his father.

Sultan Ahmad Shah was also involved in the myth of the Mount Ledang princess, where the princess had requested from the Sultan of Malacca among other things a bowl of the sultan's young son's, and hence Ahmad's, blood in order to marry her.

There is also another account regarding how Ahmad Shah was in-charge despite not officially appointed as ruler to cover up for his father's escape with Tun Teja alongside Hang Tuah to the Indian Ocean.

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Ahmad Shah of Malacca
House of Malacca
 Died: 1513
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Mahmud Shah
Sultan of Malacca
Succeeded by
Position abolished