Lim Yew Hock

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Birthday
15, 1914
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Nov 30, 1984 (70)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1914
Birthplace
Singapore
Death Date
Nov 30, 1984 (70)

About

Politician who was Singapore's 2nd Chief Minister from 1956 to 1959. He was responsible for negotiating with the British and earning internal self-rule for Singapore.

Before Fame

He served under the first Chief Minister as Minister of Labor and Welfare.

Trivia

He founded the Singapore People's Alliance, which alienated Chinese-speaking voters, and led to his political downfall.

Family Life

He became a Muslim later in life and was buried in Saudi Arabia.

Associated With

He was a Singaporean politician like Lee Kuan Yew.