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Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew (1923– ), prime minister of Singapore 1959–90. A labor attorney, Lee helped establish the People's Action Party (1954), and during his years in office has helped the country achieve political independence and a strong economy.

See also: Singapore.

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