Lee Kuan Yew
|Lee Kuan Yew
|Meenister Mentor o Singapore|
12 August 2004 – 21 Mey 2011
|Prime Meenister||Lee Hsien Loong|
|Preceded by||New title|
|Succeeded by||Poseetion abolished|
|Senior Meenister o Singapore|
28 November 1990 – 12 August 2004
|Prime Meenister||Goh Chok Tong|
|Preceded by||S. Rajaratnam|
|Succeeded by||Goh Chok Tong|
|Prime Meenister o Singapore
Elections: 1959- 1988
3 Juin 1959 – 28 November 1990
|Preses||Yusof bin Ishak
Benjamin Henry Sheares
C. V. Devan Nair
Wee Kim Wee
|Succeeded by||Goh Chok Tong|
|General Secretary o the Fowk's Action Pairty o Singapore|
21 November 1954 – 1 November 1992
|Succeeded by||Goh Chok-Tong|
|Member o Pairlament
for Tanjong Pagar GRC
Tanjong Pagar SMC (1955–1991)
2 April 1955 – 23 March 2015
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Born||Harry Lee Kuan Yew
16 September 1923
Singapore, Straits Settlements
|Died||23 Mairch 2015
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
|Poleetical pairty||Fowk's Action Pairty|
|Spoose(s)||Kwa Geok Choo (m. 1950; wid. 2010)|
|Bairns||Lee Hsien Loong
Lee Wei Ling
Lee Hsien Yang
|Alma mater||Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
Lunnon Schuil o Economics
|Lee Kuan Yew|
Lee Kuan Yew (born Harry Lee Kuan Yew, 16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), GCMG, CH, wis a Singaporean politeecian. Eften referred tae as the Faither o Singapore or bi the initials LKY, he wis the first Prime Meenister o the Republic o Singapore, govrenin for three decades. He is an aa widely recognized as the foondin faither o modren Singapore.
As the co-foonder an first General Secretar o the Fowk's Action Pairty (PAP), he led the pairty tae aicht victories frae 1959 tae 1990, an owersaw the separation o Singapore frae Malaysie in 1965 an its subsequent transformation frae a relatively unnerdeveloped colonial ootpost wi na naitural resources intae a "First Warld" Asie Tiger. He is ane o the maist influential poleetical figurs in Asie.
Singapore's seicond prime meenister Goh Chok Tong appointit him Senior Meenister in 1990. He held the advisory post o Meenister Mentor, creatit bi his son Lee Hsien Loong, when the latter acame the naition's third prime meenister in August 2004. Wi his successive ministerial positions spannin ower 50 years, Lee is an aa ane of history's langest-serving meenisters. On 14 Mey 2011, Lee an Goh Chok Tong annoonced their retirement frae the cabinet efter the 2011 general election.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Days of reflection for the man who defined Singapore: A transcript of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew's interview with The New York Times". Today (Singapore). 13 September 2010. pp. 14–17. Archived from the original on 13 September 2010.
- Lee Kuan Yew (2012). My Lifelong Challenge: Singapore's Bilingual Journey. Singapore: Straits Times Press. ISBN 978-981-4342-03-2.
- Reporter: Peter Day (5 July 2000). "Singapore's elder statesman". From Our Own Correspondent. BBC. World Service.
- Hume, Tim (20 March 2011). "The lost world of a wild tribe". Sunday Star Times (Auckland, NZ).
His memoir sits on display in Singapore airport between biographies of founding statesman Lee Kuan Yew and Donald Rumsfeld
- "Wife of Lee Kuan Yew dies at 89". Bangkok Post. AFP. 2 October 2010.
The wife of Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, whom the statesman called his "great source of strength and comfort", ...
- "US, Japan must help out Asia, says Kuan Yew". New Sunday Times (Kuala Lumpur). Reuters. 22 January 1998.
Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew said today ...
- McCarthy, Terry (23 August 1999). "Lee Kuan Yew". Time Asia (Hong Kong).
Lee Kuan Yew towers over other Asian leaders on the international stage ...
- "Why it's no change in Singapore". The Guardian (London). 16 August 2004.
- "Singapore told to feel free". The Guardian (London). Associated Press. 13 August 2004.
- "SM Goh, MM Lee to leave Cabinet". Channel NewsAsia (Singapore). 14 May 2011.
Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]
|Wikiquote haes a collection o quotations relatit tae: Lee Kuan Yew|
- Lee Kuan Yew at the Internet Movie Database
- Wirks bi or aboot Lee Kuan Yew in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- Lee Kuan Yew collectit news an commentary at The New York Times
- Lee Kuan Yew at the Notable Names Database
- Interviews an airticles
- A Conversation wi Lee Kuan Yew, Fareed Zakaria, Foreign Affairs, Mairch–Aprile 1994
- War o Wirds Alejandro Reyes, Time, 25 September 1998
- Lee Kuan Yew: A Chronology, 1923–1965 Largely based on Lee Kuan Yew, The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew. Singapore: Times, 1998. Retrieved 8 December 2004
- Part 1, Part 2: CNN, Fareed Zakaria talks wi Lee Kuan Yew aboot his life as prime meenister o Singapore, 22 September 2008
- Daddy knows best: The Lee Kuan Yew story, Tom Plate, Sify.com, 2010(?)
- Lee Kuan Yew Watch
- Offeecial Profile at the Parliament o Singapore (archived)
- The cutty film Interview wi Lee Kuan Yew (1967) is available for free dounlaid at the Internet Archive [mair]