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Lim Bo Seng
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Added by David Tan     October 18, 2012     2754   2   0
Lim Bo Seng (27 April 1909 – 29 June 1944) was a World War II resistance fighter based in Singapore and Malaya.


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A war heroine in Singapore with her husband, Choy Khun Heng who supplied medicine, money and messages to prisoners-of-war interned in Changi Prison during World War II. ...


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Tan Tock Seng
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Added by SnoopyBlues     October 18, 2012     2588   2   0
He was a Singaporean merchant and philanthropist. In the year of 1844, he contributed $5,000 to the construction of the Tan Tock Seng Hospital on top of Pearl's Hill....


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Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles
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Added by David Tan     October 18, 2012     2220   2   0
Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) was known for his founding of the city of Singapore and is often described as the "Father...


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An employee of the East India Company and famous for being the first Resident of colonial Singapore.


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Joseph Balestier
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Added by David Tan     October 18, 2012     2180   2   0
Joseph Balestier (1788-1858) was a planter and merchant who was the first United States Consul (representative) in Rhiau and in Singapore and the Balestier district is name after him....


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Hoo Ah Kay (Whampoa)
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Added by David Tan     October 18, 2012     2767   2   0
Hoo Ah Kay (Whampoa) (b. approx 1816, Whampoa, Guangdong - d. 27 March 1880, Singapore) was a noted Chinese businessman who ran Whampoa & Co., and, with an uncommon...


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Lim Nee Soon
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Added by David Tan     October 18, 2012     2713   2   0
Lim Nee Soon (November 12, 1879 - March 20, 1936) was a Chinese merchant who promoted social and community matters, and was a respected community leader in Singapore. Yishun,...


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Lim Boon Keng
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Lim Boon Keng, (18 October 1869 – 1 January 1957) was a Chinese physician who promoted social and educational reforms in Singapore and China and co-founded the Singapore Chinese...


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Lee Kong Chian
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Lee Kong Chian was a prominent businessman and philanthropist and the founder of The Lee Foundation in Singapore. He was one of Southeast Asia's richest men in the 1950s...


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