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Lee Kuan Yew

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Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Mar 23, 2015 (91)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
16, 1923
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Mar 23, 2015 (91)

About

Politician who served as Prime Minister of Singapore and oversaw Singapore's separation from Malaysia. He helped found the People's Action Party, which won an unprecedented eight victories from 1959 to 1990.

Before Fame

In the years after World War II, he studied at both the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge.

Trivia

He served as Minister Mentor of Singapore from 2004 to 2011.

Family Life

He had three children -- Lee Hsien Loong, Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang -- with his wife Kwa Geork Choo.

Associated With

He was highly praised by Henry Kissinger.