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Ong Teng Cheong

Born: 1936 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 66 years of age.

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.


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