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Halimah Yacob

1954 - Today

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Halimah Binte Yacob (born 23 August 1954) is a Singaporean politician. She is the incumbent President of Singapore since the 2017 Singapore presidential election. Halimah won in an uncontested election, as no other presidential candidate was issued the Certificate of Eligibility. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Halimah Yacob has received more than 1,781,505 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Halimah Yacob is the 3,330th most popular politician (down from 2,783rd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Singapore and the 2nd most popular Singaporean Politician.

Halimah Yacob is most famous for being the first female president of Singapore.

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  • 6.74

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  • 3.73

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Halimah Yacob ranks 3,330 out of 15,710Before her are Zwentibold, Livilla, Jani Beg, Sancho III of Castile, Agnes of France, Byzantine Empress, and Sultan Husayn Bayqara. After her are Bettino Craxi, Eric XI of Sweden, Emperor Kōgen, Albert of Saxony, Mathilde Kschessinska, and Fulvia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1954, Halimah Yacob ranks 30Before her are Michael Moore, Harald Schumacher, Ray Liotta, Serzh Sargsyan, Dennis Quaid, and Carlos Ghosn. After her are Velupillai Prabhakaran, Jim Belushi, Yanni, Condoleezza Rice, Ron Howard, and Rene Russo.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Halimah Yacob ranks 2 out of 29Before her are Lee Kuan Yew (1923). After her are Lee Hsien Loong (1952), Parameswara (1344), Goh Chok Tong (1941), 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, Halimah Yacob ranks 2Before her are Lee Kuan Yew (1923). After her are Lee Hsien Loong (1952), Parameswara (1344), Goh Chok Tong (1941), 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).