David Marshall

1908 - 1995

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David Saul Marshall DKJP (born David Saul Mashal; 12 March 1908 – 12 December 1995), was a Singaporean politician and lawyer who served as Singapore's first Chief Minister from 1955 to 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Marshall has received more than 34,408 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). David Marshall is the 14,191st most popular politician (down from 13,035th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Singapore (down from 16th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Singaporean Politician.

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Among politicians, David Marshall ranks 14,191 out of 15,710Before him are Thomas Ewing, Pavel Ploc, Riyad Farid Hijab, Liu Guoliang, Clara Rojas, and Daniel Williams. After him are Alexander Acosta, Claude Bartolone, Pat Roberts, Farooq Abdullah, Carme Chacón, and Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi.

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Among people born in 1908, David Marshall ranks 310Before him are Theodore Roethke, Celia Johnson, Tom Tully, Bram Fischer, Félix Welkenhuysen, and Lilian Bond. After him are Carl Shy, Marceline Day, Imogene Coca, Robert O'Brien, Dennis O'Keefe, and Jackie Fields. Among people deceased in 1995, David Marshall ranks 247Before him are Art Mollner, Harry Golombek, Trevor Blokdyk, Alan Bush, Frank Perry, and Godfrey Brown. After him are Margaret Chase Smith, Grahame Clark, John C. Stennis, Albert Hackett, Paul Eddington, and Les Aspin.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, David Marshall ranks 20 out of 29Before him are Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952), Kygo (1991), Jackson Rathbone (1984), Fann Wong (1971), Terry Butcher (1958), and Annabel Chong (1972). After him are Tila Tequila (1981), Stefanie Sun (1978), Ross Butler (1990), Kaylani Lei (1980), JJ Lin (1981), and Shamsul Maidin (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In Singapore

Among politicians born in Singapore, David Marshall ranks 12Before him are Tony Tan (1940), S. R. Nathan (1924), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), and Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952).