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Ong Teng Cheong

Born: 1936 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: Singaporean
Categories: Politician

1936 – Born on the 22nd of January in Singapore.

1950 – He studied in Chung Cheng Primary School and The Chinese High School.

1985 – He was a champion of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system.

       – He became the 2nd Deputy Prime Minister.
1993 – He ran for the presidency under PAP’s endorsement.

       – He became embroiled in a dispute with the government over the access of information regarding Singapore’s financial reserves.

1999 – He decided not to run for a second term as president.

2002 – He died on the 8th of February in Singapore.