S. R. Nathan

1924 - 2016

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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 serving from 1 September 1999 to 31 August 2011. Having been elected in uncontested elections in the 1999 Singaporean presidential election and in the 2005 Singaporean presidential election. He was Singapore's longest-serving president.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 675,421 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). S. R. Nathan is the 8,968th most popular politician (down from 7,529th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Singapore (down from 6th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Singaporean Politician.

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Among politicians, S. R. Nathan ranks 8,968 out of 15,710Before him are Odo I, Count of Orléans, Yahya Jammeh, Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Marcus Atius, Prince Koreyasu, and Gotarzes II of Parthia. After him are Julius Oppert, Shō Hashi, Demetrius of Montferrat, Eriba-Adad I, Taspar Qaghan, and Antiochus IV of Commagene.

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Among people born in 1924, S. R. Nathan ranks 169Before him are Marjorie Boulton, M. Karunanidhi, Alain Bombard, Claude Lefort, Arthur Janov, and Billy Wright. After him are John Hansen, Jean Girault, Michel Constantin, Olivier Gendebien, Josef Škvorecký, and S. N. Goenka. Among people deceased in 2016, S. R. Nathan ranks 172Before him are Halil İnalcık, Silvio Gazzaniga, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Carmen Pereira, Zdravko Tolimir, and Arnold Palmer. After him are Loris Francesco Capovilla, Nimr al-Nimr, Lars Gustafsson, Guido Westerwelle, Nate Thurmond, and Fazil Iskander.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, S. R. Nathan ranks 7 out of 29Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (1954), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), Parameswara (1344), Goh Chok Tong (1941), and Tony Tan (1940). After him are Vanessa-Mae (1978), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), Ong Teng Cheong (1936), and Leslie Charteris (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Singapore

Among politicians born in Singapore, S. R. Nathan ranks 7Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (1954), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), Parameswara (1344), Goh Chok Tong (1941), and Tony Tan (1940). After him are Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (1952), and David Marshall (1908).