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Famous Raffles Institution Alumni

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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
Businessperson
Robert Kuok Hock Nien (simplified Chinese: 郭鹤年; traditional Chinese: 郭鶴年; pinyin: Guō Hènián; born 6 October 1923), is a Malaysian business magnate and investor. According to ...more
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S. Jayakumar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Politician, Professor, Lawyer
Shunmugam Jayakumar (சண்முகம் செயக்குமார் ) (born 12 August 1939), often known as S. Jayakumar, is a Singaporean former politician, lawyer and diplomat of Tamil descent. A former member of the ...more
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Lee Kuan Yew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer
Lee Kuan Yew (16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), commonly referred to by his initials LKY and sometimes referred to in his earlier years as Harry Lee, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, ...more

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Goh Chok Tong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Politician
Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941; Chinese: 吴作栋; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ Chok-tòng) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party (PAP), he succeeded Lee Kuan Yew as the ...more
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Yusof bin Ishak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Politician, Journalist
Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Haji Yusof bin Ishak (Jawi: يوسف بن إسحاق; YUUSS-off bin ISS-hahk; 12 August 1910 – 23 November 1970) was a Singaporean politician who was the first President of ...more
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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 (27 April 1909 – 29 June 1944) was a Chinese resistance fighter based in Singapore and Malaya during World War II. Before the outbreak of War World II, he was a prominent businessman ...more
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Choor Singh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Choor Singh Sidhu (19 January 1911 – 31 March 2009), known professionally as Choor Singh, was a judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore and, particularly after his retirement from the bench, a ...more
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Abdullah Tarmugi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Politician
Abdullah bin Tarmugi (Jawi: عبدالله بن ترموڬي; born 25 August 1944) is a former Singaporean politician. He was the Speaker of Parliament and a Member of Parliament (MP) for East Coast Group ...more
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Edmund W. Barker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Politician
Edmund William Barker (1 December 1920 – 12 April 2001, often referred to as "Edmund W. Barker", "E. W. Barker" or "Eddie Barker"), was a politician and lawyer from ...more
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Susan Lim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
Entrepreneur, Scientist, Surgeon
Susan Lim Mey Lee is a Singaporean surgeon who in 1990 performed the first successful liver transplant in Singapore.
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Koo Tsai Kee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
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 (CEO) 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 (born 1953) is a Singaporean business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist and investor. Lim, who was one of Singapore's leading stockbrokers, is now a private investor; he has ...more