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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?”
Robert Kuok is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
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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 second richest in Southeast Asia after Dhanin Chearavanont of Thailand, according to Forbe's List of World ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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S. Jayakumar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
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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 Party, he previously served as Singapore's Senior Minister in the Cabinet and the Co-ordinating Minister ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Singapore

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Lee Kuan Yew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
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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 independence from Malaysia in 1965. After Lee chose to step down as Prime Minister in 1990, Lee's successor, ...more

Age: 93

Birthplace: Straits Settlements, Singapore

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Goh Chok Tong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Raffles Institution Alumni
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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 until 12 August 2004, when he stepped down and was succeeded by Lee Hsien Loong. He subsequently served ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Pasir Panjang, Singapore

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