Prince Azim was born in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on 29 July 1982. He was the eldest child of the Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and Pengiran Isteri Hajah Mariam. He was educated at International School Brunei, Raffles Institution, and Oxford Brookes University.
In 2008, Prince Azim was sent to attend the nine-month officer training course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, but he dropped out after one week.
In 2009, he designed unisex weekend bags for MCM.The proceeds went to the Make A Wish Foundation UK, a charity in which he is one of the patrons.
In May 2011, at a charity show in Brunei Darussalam, held at the Empire Hotel and Country Club’s Indera Samudra Hall at which 31 persons with autism performed, Prince Azim said that those with autism should be treated with respect, “as would to any of your family members”.On 27 April 2013 at the opening of the 2nd ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress, he urged that appropriate support be given to families with autistic family members.
He was a producer with the London-based film company Daryl Prince Productions which produced You’re Not You. His father’s pro-sharia stances had negatively affected the prince’s meddling with the Hollywood crowd.He was a prominent figure of the international jetset.
Prince Azim died on 24 October 2020 at the age of 38 following a long illness.The official announcement of his death was announced later the day he died.
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Sultan of Brunei’s son Prince Haji ‘Abdul’ Azim of Brunei passed away on October 24, 2020, at 10.08 am. Brunei’s state broadcaster Radio Television Brunei confirmed the news in an official announcement.
“Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah’s son Prince Hj Abdul Azim passed away on 17th of Rabi ul awal at 10:08 am local time. The funeral will take place during Asr prayers this evening,” the announcement, made in Brunei Malay, said.
He designed unisex weekend bags for MCM in 2009. The proceeds went to the UK Make A Wish Fund, a charitable agency where he is one of the sponsors.
At a charity show in Brunei Darussalam in May 2011, held at the Indera Samudra Hall of the Empire Hotel and Country Club, where 31 people with autism performed, Prince Azim said that those with autism should be handled with dignity, “as would to any of your family members”. At the opening of the 2nd ASEAN Autism Network (AAN) Congress on 27 April 2013, he urged that adequate support be provided.
He was a director for the London-based Daryl Prince Productions film studio, which produced You’re Not You. The pro-sharia views of his father had negatively influenced the prince’s meddling with the Hollywood crowd. He was a leading figure in the world jet market.
Brunei’s Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim died on Saturday at the age of 38, Xinhua News Agency (Xinhua) reported.
Born in Bandar Seri Begawan on July 29, 1982, Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim was the second born prince of Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
According to a statement from Brunei’s Sultan’s office, people and residents of Brunei are hereby required to fly the national flag at half-mast and begin a seven-day mourning period starting from Saturday.