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Halimah Yacob

1954 - Today

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Halimah Yacob (born 23 August 1954) is a Singaporean politician and former lawyer who has been serving as the eighth president of Singapore since 2017. Prior to her presidency, she served as the speaker of Parliament between 2013 and 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Halimah Yacob has received more than 2,583,303 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Halimah Yacob is the 2,230th most popular politician (up from 3,324th 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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Among politicians, Halimah Yacob ranks 2,230 out of 15,577Before her are Herod Agrippa II, Stanley Baldwin, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, Louis Blanc, Yaropolk I of Kiev, and Aurelius Victor. After her are Theuderic III, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Arthur Liebehenschel, Sophie of France, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, and George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston.

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Among people born in 1954, Halimah Yacob ranks 21Before her are Shinzō Abe, Jean-Claude Juncker, Dieter Bohlen, Kazuo Ishiguro, Abdul Rashid Dostum, and Ang Lee. After her are Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Andrej Babiš, Annie Lennox, Serzh Sargsyan, and Fernando Santos.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Halimah Yacob ranks 2 out of 35Before 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), Ong Teng Cheong (1936), Benjamin Sheares (1907), and Julia Nickson (1958).

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), Benjamin Sheares (1907), Ho Ching (1953), Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952), and David Marshall (1908).