Lee Kuan Yew’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 16, 1923

Death Date

Mar 23, 2015

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Profession

Politician

The politician Lee Kuan died at the age of 91 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Politician who served as Prime Minister of Singapore and oversaw Singapore’s separation from Malaysia. He helped found the People’s Action Party, which won an unprecedented eight victories from 1959 to 1990.

He had three children — Lee Hsien Loong, Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang — with his wife Kwa Geork Choo.

Quotes

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“If Singapore is a nanny state, then I am proud to have fostered one.” (Lee Kuan Yew)

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“The problem is to keep the monkey mind from running off into all kinds of thoughts.” (Lee Kuan Yew)

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“The acid test of any legal system is not the greatness or the grandeur of its ideal concepts, but whether, in fact, it is able to produce order and justice.” (Lee Kuan Yew)

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“We are pragmatists. We don’t stick to any ideology. Does it work? Let’s try it, and if it does work, fine, let’s continue it. If it doesn’t work, toss it out, try another one. We are not enamored with any ideology.” (Lee Kuan Yew)

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“The original communitarianism of Chinese Confucian society has degenerated into nepotism, a system of family linkages, and corruption, on the mainland. And remnants of the evils of the original system are still found in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and even Singapore.” (Lee Kuan Yew)