President of Singapore


President Tony Tan of SingaporeTony Tan

Date of Birth: 7 February 1940
Birth Place: Singapore
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 1 September 2011
Religion: Anglican
Profession: Politician

Biography:


Tony Tan was born in Singapore, in 1940. Tony Tan is the current President of Singapore. Tony Tan studied at the National University of Singapore, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also obtained a PhD from the University of Adelaide. Aside from his long career in politics Tony Tan had a distinguished career in state investment banks.

Tony Tan was first elected to Singapore's Parliament in 1979. Tony Tan served as the Minister of Education, Minister of Trade & Industry, Minister of Finance and Minister of Health of Singapore. Tony Tan left politics in 1991 but returned in 1995 to become the Minister of Defence and also the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. He retired again from public office in 2005 and yet again returned in 2011 when he began preparing his presidential bid. Tony Tan won the 2011 Presidential Elections and became the 7th President of Singapore.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Tan_Keng_Yam

Updated on: January 13th, 2014

Prime Minister of Singapore


Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of SingaporeLee Hsien Loong

Date of Birth: 10 February 1952
Birth Place: Singapore
Political Party: People's Action Party
Arrival in Power: 12 August 2004
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Lee Hsien Loong was born in Singapore, in 1952. Lee Hsien Loong is the current Prime Minister of Singapore. Lee Hsien Loong studied at Cambridge University and Harvard University. Before becoming prime minister he served in several high level ministerial posts including Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. Lee Hsien Loong became Prime Minister of Singapore in 2004.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Hsien_Loong

Updated on: January 13th, 2014

Former President of Singapore


President Sellapan Ramanathan of SingaporeSellapan Ramanathan

Date of Birth: 3 July 1924
Birth Place: Singapore
Political Party: People's Action Party
Arrival in Power: 1 September 1999
Religion: Hinduism
Profession: Civil servant

Biography:


Sellapan Ramanathan was born in Singapore, in 1924. Sellapan Ramanathan is the current President of Singapore. Sellapan Ramanathan was first elected president in 1999 and was re-elected in 2005, however in the 2005 elections he faced no opposition.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sellapan_Ramanathan

Updated on: January 13th, 2014