Biography of Lee Kuan Yew

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  • Full Name: Lee Kuan Yew
  • Profession:Country
  • Place Of Birth: Singapore
  • Birth date: Sunday, September 16, 1923
  • Zodiac: Virgo
  • Nationality: Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew
He was born with the name Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore on September 16, 1923. He was educated at Telok Kurau PRIMARY SCHOOL, Raffles Institution and Raffles College. He had quit the lecture due to World War II and the occupation of Japan in Singapore in 1942-1945. At school, he took the subjects Chinese language and language of Japan. Due to that, he worked as a writer for Japan and Allies report editor for the newspaper Japan United Kingdom Language, Hobudu (Japan propaganda tool).

After the war ended, he resumed his studies at Fitzwilliam College, majoring in United Kingdom law. After his studies complete, he returned to his country in 1949 and worked as a lawyer in Laycock Bureau & Ong. During the period of his leadership, Lee turned Singapore. Originally Singapore was the third world but now Singapore has turned out to become one of the advanced countries in the world. He acknowledged that Singapore has a population of a bit. But Singapore is their strong work ethic of its people excellence in work. He is revered by his subjects as his spirit was raging after Singapore won its independence and separation from Malaysia.

Lee is regarded as an authoritarian who skew to the elite. Lee himself has been quoted as saying that he would rather feared rather than loved by his subjects. Lee has the controversy over he served as Minister. Lee carries out some hard rules in order to suppress the opposition and freedom of speech. For example, the lawsuit pemfitnahan and bankrupting his political enemies. As long as Lee served as Prime Minister (1965 – 1990), Chia Thye Poh was imprisoned, a former Parliament Member of the opposition party Socialist Ranks, for 22 years based on internal security ACT. And in 1989, Chia finally can menhirup free air. To give full authority to the judges in their decisions, Lee waives jury trial of Singapore. That's an example of the controversy that made Lee during his Office.

  • Telok Kurau PRIMARY SCHOOL
  • Raffles Institution
  • Raffles College
  • Fitzwilliam College, United Kingdom
  • Seller stikfas (glue), 1942
  • Report writer and newspaper editor Japan Hobudu,1943-1944
  • Lawyer in Laycock Bureau & Ong, 1949
  • Works made
  • The Singapore Story 1965
  • From Third World to First: The Singapore Story

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