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About Lee Kuan Yew
Lee Kuan Yew was a Singaporean politician and statesman best known for being the first Prime Minister of Singapore, a position he held from 1959 to 1990. During his tenure as Prime Minister, he helped Singapore to leap from a developing country to one of the world’s most developed countries. He is considered his nation's founding father.
He was married to Kwa Geok Choo, with whom he fathered three children, including Lee Hsien Loong, who became the third Prime Minister of Singapore in 2004.
Under his leadership, he made English the main language in Singapore
Upon his death in 2015, the government of Singapore declared a week of national mourning.
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If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out of business.Lee Kuan Yew
Lee Kuan Yew's Popularity
Lee Kuan Yew was a famous Chinese-Singaporean politician, 1st Prime Minister of Singapore, who was born on September 16, 1923. As a person born on this date, Lee Kuan Yew is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (September 16) and the 11th most popular for the year (1923).
People born on September 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Lee Kuan Yew is the 767th most popular Virgo.
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