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						Yusof Bin Ishak

Yusof Bin Ishak

Date of Birth August 12, 1910
Date of Death November 23, 1970, Singapore
Place of Birth Malaysia
Country Malaysia
Profession World Leader
Horoscope Leo

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Yusof Bin Ishak is a famous World Leader, born on August 12, 1910 in Malaysia. As of January 9, 2023, Yusof Bin Ishak’s net worth is $5 Million. In his youth, he was educated at the Victoria Bridge School and the Raffles Institution.

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Siblings Abdul Aziz Ishak, Abdul Rahim Ishak, Laila Hanifa Ishak, MORE
Spouse Noor Aishah Mohammad Salim
Children(s) Imran Yusof Ishak, Orchid Kamariah Yusof Ishak, Zuriana Yusof Ishak


From 1965 until his death in 1970, he served as the first President of Singapore. Also notable as a journalist, he established a Malay-language newspaper titled Utusan Melayu. .

Born to a Malay mother and a Minangkabau father, he grew up with a younger brother (freedom fighter Aziz Ishak) in Terong, Federated Malay States (located in modern-day Malaysia). His wife was Toh Puan Noor Aishah.

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Yusof Bin Ishak Net Worth

Yusof is one of the richest World Leader & listed on most popular World Leader. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Yusof Bin Ishak's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income World Leader
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House Living in own house.

Before heading the then-newly-formed Republic of Singapore, he served in the Singapore National Cadet Corps and held office as Head of State of Malaysian-controlled Singapore.

Yusof Bin Ishak Wife

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Facts & Trivia

Yusof Ranked on the list of most popular World Leader. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Malaysia. Yusof Bin Ishak celebrates birthday on August 12 of every year.

Who is Singapore's first president?

As part of the city’s transition from British to local hands, colonial governor William Goode was replaced by Yusof Ishak. He also became Singapore’s first president after the Republic gained independence in 1965.

What did Yusof bin Ishak contribution to Singapore?

Yusof actively promoted multiculturalism and reached out to people of all races to help restore trust and confidence after the 1964 racial riots. On 9 August 1965, Singapore was expelled from Malaysia and became an independent nation.

Who was Singapore's first head of state the Yang Di Pertuan Negara?

Yusof bin Ishak (b. 12 August 1910, Padang Gajah, Trong, Perak–d. 23 November 1970, Singapore) was sworn in as Singapore’s Yang di-Pertuan Negara (Malay for “Head of State”) on 3 December 1959, in the process becoming the first Malayan-born to hold the position.

Who built Singapore?

In 1819, British statesman Stamford Raffles negotiated a treaty whereby Johor allowed the British to locate a trading port on the island, ultimately leading to the establishment of the crown colony of Singapore in 1867.

Who founded Singapore?

Modern Singapore was founded in the 19th century, thanks to politics, trade and a man known as Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

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