S. R. Nathan

1924 - 2016

S. R. Nathan

Sellapan Ramanathan ( ; 3 July 1924 – 22 August 2016), usually referred to as S. R. Nathan, was a Singaporean politician who was the sixth President of Singapore & the commander-in-chief of the Singapore Armed Forces from 1999 to 2011, having been elected in uncontested elections in 1999 and 2005 when former president Ong Teng Cheong stepped down from the position. In 2009, he surpassed Benjamin Sheares to become Singapore's longest-serving President. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. R. Nathan has received more than 538,038 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,581st most popular politician.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, S. R. Nathan ranks 7,548 out of 14,801Before him are Sher Ali Khan, George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Ramzan Kadyrov, Goh Kun, Nebojša Radmanović, and Şehsuvar Sultan. After him are Aeropus I of Macedon, John of Nikiû, Edmund Veesenmayer, Lucius Julius Caesar, Gero, and Hugh X of Lusignan.

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Among people born in 1924, S. R. Nathan ranks 135Before him are Mohammed Rafi, Yehuda Amichai, Zbigniew Herbert, Johannes Mario Simmel, Gloria Vanderbilt, and Ken Tyrrell. After him are William Auld, Karlheinz Deschner, Idries Shah, Isadore Singer, Alexander Matrosov, and Arthur Janov. Among people deceased in 2016, S. R. Nathan ranks 137Before him are Victor Stănculescu, Georges Cottier, António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Arthur Hiller, Chris Amon, and Susannah Mushatt Jones. After him are Rudi Altig, Péter Esterházy, Ilse Aichinger, Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Bill Mollison, and David Huddleston.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, S. R. Nathan ranks 6 out of 25Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (null), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), Goh Chok Tong (1941), and Tony Tan (1940). After him are Wee Kim Wee (1915), Vanessa-Mae (1978), Benjamin Sheares (null), Ong Teng Cheong (1936), Kygo (1991), and Leslie Charteris (1907).