Rahim Abu Bakar

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Rahim Abu Bakar has been called the "Hang Jebat of Pahang" because of his firm stance against the excesses of the Sultan of Pahang.
Rahim Bakar

Datuk Abdul Rahim bin Abu Bakar (1943-2009) was the 10th Menteri Besar of Pahang (1978-1981). He stepped down when Mahathir Mohammad became Prime Minister and succumbed to the Sultan of Pahang's demand to sack Rahim for his refusal to approve additional logging concessions to the royal house. Rahim's crisis with the Sultan had actually started long before that but it was Tun Hussein Onn who had protected him that he could continue to serve.  more... at Chronology