Naval officer, colonial officer, and second raja of Sarawak. Served in the Royal Navy, 1842–52. Joined his uncle James Brooke, raja of Sarawak, in 1852. Named as heir, 1867; became second raja on his uncle’s death in 1868. In later life, spent part of each year in England. Knighted, 1888.
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