Ong Teng Cheong

1936 - 2002

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Ong Teng Cheong (Chinese: 王鼎昌; pinyin: Wáng Dǐngchāng; 22 January 1936 – 8 February 2002) was a Singaporean politician and architect who served as the fifth president of Singapore between 1993 and 1999. Prior to his presidency, he was the country's deputy prime minister. Ong was formerly a member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP) and was the Chairman of the People's Action Party from 5 January 1981 to 1 September 1993, after Toh Chin Chye stepped down from the position. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ong Teng Cheong has received more than 477,824 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ong Teng Cheong is the 366th most popular architect (down from 327th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Singapore (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Singaporean Architect.

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Among architects, Ong Teng Cheong ranks 366 out of 424Before him are Daniel Marot, Denise Scott Brown, Jan Kaplický, Ron Arad, Martin Gropius, and Alberto Palacio. After him are Fernand de Montigny, Franco Albini, Massimiliano Fuksas, Alessandro Antonelli, Matvey Kazakov, and B. V. Doshi.

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Among people born in 1936, Ong Teng Cheong ranks 318Before him are Héctor Núñez, Néstor Gonçalves, Hans van den Broek, Gwyneth Jones, Toralf Engan, and Med Hondo. After him are Oreste Corbatta, Jean-Claude Turcotte, Vyjayanthimala Bali, Kim Yong-chun, Evelyn Fox Keller, and Dave Charlton. Among people deceased in 2002, Ong Teng Cheong ranks 188Before him are Vernon A. Walters, Richard Helms, Michel Boisrond, Damon Knight, Norihito, Prince Takamado, and John Baptist Wu. After him are Ekrem Akurgal, Jean Dockx, Kakhi Asatiani, John Eriksen, Kevin Smith, and Sanya Dharmasakti.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong ranks 12 out of 29Before him are Tony Tan (1940), S. R. Nathan (1924), Vanessa-Mae (1978), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), and Benjamin Sheares (1907). After him are Leslie Charteris (1907), Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952), Kygo (1991), Jackson Rathbone (1984), Fann Wong (1971), and Terry Butcher (1958).

Among ARCHITECTS In Singapore

Among architects born in Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong ranks 1