Tony Tan

1940 - Today

Tony Tan

Tony Tan Kheng Yam (born 7 February 1940) is a Singaporean politician who was the seventh President of Singapore & the commander-in-chief of the Singapore Armed Forces holding office from 2011 to 2017 after winning the 2011 Singaporean presidential election with 35.20% of the votes, winning by a narrow 0.34% margin over Tan Cheng Bock when former president S.R. Nathan stepped down from the position. Tan was sworn in as president on 1 September 2011 and held office until 31 August 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Tan has received more than 1,048,442 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,030th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Tony Tan ranks 6,000 out of 14,801Before him are Chung Il-kwon, Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias, Ali Kafi, Trường Chinh, Zakariya al-Qazwini, and Thorbjörn Fälldin. After him are Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Princess Wilhelmine Ernestine of Denmark, Thomas, Count of Flanders, John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, and Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua.

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Among people born in 1940, Tony Tan ranks 120Before him are Joseph L. Goldstein, Ali Hassan Salameh, Wayne Dyer, Taihō Kōki, Masahiro Hamazaki, and Peter Diamond. After him are Jack Nicklaus, John Grinder, Mate Boban, Sam Waterston, Elke Sommer, and James L. Brooks.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Tony Tan ranks 5 out of 25Before him are Lee Kuan Yew (1923), Halimah Yacob (null), Lee Hsien Loong (1952), and Goh Chok Tong (1941). After him are S. R. Nathan (1924), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Vanessa-Mae (1978), Benjamin Sheares (null), Ong Teng Cheong (1936), Kygo (1991), and Leslie Charteris (1907).