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Singapore, Founding of

  • By: Audrey Chia
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

To many, the name Raffles is synonymous with Singapore. A statue of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles stands at the Singapore River, where he is thought to have first landed in Singapore on 29 January 1819. Another stands in front of Singapore's ...

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