1946 – Hassanal Bolkiah was born on the 15th of July in Brunei Town, Brunei, the eldest son of Omar Ali Saifuddin III, the previous sultan.
– Received high school education in Malaysia’s premier school Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur.
1961 – He crown as prince.
1967 – He became sultan on the 5th of October, after his father abdicated voluntarily.
– He graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in October.
1968 – His coronation was held on the 1st of August.