Stamford Raffles

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles Full Name: Stamford Raffles
Nationality: British

Profession: British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Why Famous: Colonist for Britian in the Far East

Born: July 6, 1781
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica

Died: July 5, 1826 (aged 44)
Cause of Death: Apoplexy

Historical Events in the Life of Stamford Raffles

  • 1819-01-28 Sir Stamford Raffles lands in Singapore
  • 1819-02-06 Stamford Raffles founds Singapore as a British trading port

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