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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Raffles Institution and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Raffles Institution, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Raffles Institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Raffles Institution alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Raffles Institution are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Raffles Institution.

Alumni include Robert Kuok, Lee Kuan Yew and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Raffles Institution?” and “Which celebrities are Raffles Institution alumni?”

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Robert Kuok is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Robert Kuok Businessperson Robert Kuok Hock Nien, is a Malaysian Chinese billionaire businessman. According to Forbes his net worth is estimated at $10.5 billion on Feb 2012, making him the richest person in Malaysia and ...more

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S. Jayakumar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
S. Jayakumar Politician, Professor, Lawyer Prof. Shunmugam Jayakumar, often known as S. Jayakumar, is a former Singaporean politician, lawyer and diplomat. He is of Indian Tamil ancestry. A former member of the governing People's Action ...more

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Lee Kuan Yew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Lee Kuan Yew Statesman, Politician, Lawyer Lee Kuan Yew, GCMG, CH, informally known by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for more than three decades from 1959 to 1990, including through Singapore's ...more

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Goh Chok Tong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Goh Chok Tong Politician Goh Chok Tong is a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party, he became Singapore's second Prime Minister on 28 November 1990, succeeding Lee Kuan Yew, and served in the role ...more

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Yusof bin Ishak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Yusof bin Ishak Politician, Journalist Yusof bin Ishak was the first President of Singapore, serving from 1965 to 1970. His portrait appears on the Singapore Portrait Series currency notes introduced in 1999.

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Lim Bo Seng is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Lim Bo Seng Lim Bo Seng was a Chinese resistance fighter based in Singapore and Malaya during World War II. He is regarded as a war hero in Singapore.

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Choor Singh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Choor Singh Choor Singh Sidhu, known professionally as Choor Singh, was a judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore and, particularly after his retirement from the bench, a philanthropist and writer of books ...more

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Abdullah Tarmugi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Abdullah Tarmugi Politician Abdullah bin Tarmugi is a former Singaporean politician. He was the Speaker of Parliament and a Member of Parliament for East Coast Group Representation Constituency from 1996 to 2011. Born to a ...more

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Edmund W. Barker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Edmund W. Barker Politician Edmund William Barker was a politician and lawyer from Singapore. A member of the People's Action Party, he served in the Cabinet from 1964 to 1988.

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Susan Lim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Susan Lim Entrepreneur, Scientist, Surgeon Susan Lim is a Singaporean surgeon who performed the first successful liver transplant in Singapore in 1990.

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Koo Tsai Kee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Koo Tsai Kee Politician, Professor Koo Tsai Kee is a Singaporean associate professor and former politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1991 to 2011, representing the Tiong Bahru division under the Tanjong Pagar Group ...more

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Heng Swee Keat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Heng Swee Keat Heng Swee Keat is a Singaporean politician. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party, he has served in the Cabinet as the Minister for Education since May 2011. He has been a ...more

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Ahmad Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Ahmad Ibrahim Tan Sri Datuk Prof. Ahmad Mohamed Ibrahim was a Singaporean lawyer and law professor. He was the first Attorney-General of Singapore. Ahmad was educated in Victoria Bridge School, Raffles ...more

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Tan Kin Lian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Tan Kin Lian Tan Kin Lian is a Singaporean businessman and social activist, and former Chief Executive Officer of NTUC Income. Since stepping down as CEO in April 2007, his activities have included ...more

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Peter Lim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Peter Lim Businessperson, Investor Peter Lim Eng Hock is a Singapore businessman and investor. In July 2010, Forbes magazine rated eighth amongst Singapore's 40 richest people with an estimated net worth of $2.5 billion. In March ...more