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Goh Chok Tong

1941 - Today

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Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941) is a former Singaporean politician who served as Prime Minister of Singapore from 28 November 1990 to 12 August 2004 and secretary-general of the People's Action Party from November 1992 to December 2004. Prior to his prime ministership, Goh served in the ministerial portfolios for trade and industry, health, and defence under Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Goh Chok Tong has received more than 872,871 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Goh Chok Tong is the 6,492nd most popular politician (down from 5,499th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Singapore (down from 4th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Singaporean Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Goh Chok Tong ranks 6,492 out of 15,710Before him are Hor, Jonas Furrer, Tokugawa Ienari, Leopold II, Margrave of Austria, Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria, and Christian Ludwig Brehm. After him are King Nan of Zhou, Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Roman Dmowski, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, Emperor Go-Ichijō, and Paul Masson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Goh Chok Tong ranks 132Before him are Adrian Lyne, Chubby Checker, Otto Sander, Mircea Snegur, George Lakoff, and Gunpei Yokoi. After him are Ahmed Shafik, Akiko Wakabayashi, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Mario Corso, Sergei Dovlatov, and Beniamino Stella.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Goh Chok Tong ranks 5 out of 29Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (1954), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), and Parameswara (1344). After him are Tony Tan (1940), S. R. Nathan (1924), Vanessa-Mae (1978), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), and Ong Teng Cheong (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Singapore

Among politicians born in Singapore, Goh Chok Tong ranks 5Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (1954), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), and Parameswara (1344). After him are Tony Tan (1940), S. R. Nathan (1924), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952), and David Marshall (1908).