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Lee Kuan Yew(lē′ kwän′ yo͞o′) 1923-2015.
Singaporean politician. He helped negotiate his country's independence from Britain (1959-1963) and served as the first prime minister of the autonomous state (1959-1963) and the independent Republic of Singapore (1965-1990).
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