End of Empire100 days in 1945 that changed Asia and the world.

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  • Envoy meets Sultan of Johor

    18 October 1945. Sir Harold MacMichael, a special representative from the British government tasked with obtaining approval for the introduction of the Malayan Union from local rulers, meets with the first leader on his itinerary, the Sultan of Johor. The Malay public would later take special issue with MacMichael’s reportedly high-handed attitude toward the Sultans.

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