LEE KUAN YEW Biography - Polititians


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  Name: Lee Kuan Yew                                                               
  Born: 16 September 1923 Singapore                                               
  Lee Kuan Yew (born September 16, 1923; also spelled Lee Kwan-Yew),               
  was the first Prime Minister of the Republic                                     
  of Singapore from 1959 to 1990.                                                 
  Since stepping down from office he has remained one of the most influential     
  politicians in Singapore. Under the administration of Singapore's second prime   
  minister, Goh Chok Tong, he served as Senior Minister. He currently holds the   
  specially created post of Minister Mentor under his son Lee Hsien Loong, who     
  became the nation's third prime minister and second from the same family on     
  August 12, 2004.