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Singapore, coat of arms
          Adopted 1959
 
1390 - 1392               Singapore Princeipality
1400 - 1528               Part of Malacca Sultanate
1528                      Part of Johor Sultanate
06 Feb 1819               British protectorate
03 Aug 1824               Ceded to Britain by Johore
15 Feb 1942 - 12 Sep 1945 Japanese Occupation
01 Apr 1945               Singpore a Crown Colony
03 Jun 1959               Self rule
31 Aug 1963               Independence, State of Singapore
18 Sep 1963 - 22 Dec 1965 Part of Malaysia
22 Dec 1965 -             Republic of Singapore
 
Prince
1390 - 1392               Parameswara ................. 1344-1424
 
Head of State
01 Dec 1959 - 22 Dec 1965 Yusuf bin Ishek ............. 1910-1970
Presidents
22 Dec 1965 - 23 Nov 1970 Yusuf bin Ishek
23 Nov 1970 - 02 Jan 1971 Yeoh Ghim Seng .............. 1918-1993
                          (1st Time)
02 Jan 1971 - 12 May 1981 Benjamin Henry Sheares ...... 1907-1981
12 May      - 24 Oct 1981 Yeoh Ghim Seng (2nd Time)
24 Oct 1981 - 27 Mar 1985 Chengara Veetil Devan Nair .. 1923-2005
27 Mar      - 29 Mar 1985 Wee Kim Wee ................. 1917-2005
29 Mar      - 03 Sep 1985 Yeoh Ghim Seng (3rd Time)
03 Sep 1985 - 31 Aug 1993 Wee Kim Wee ................. 1915-2005
01 Sep 1993 - 31 Aug 1999 Ong Teng Cheong ............. 1936-2002
01 Sep 1999 - 31 Aug 2011 Sellapan Ramanathan ......... 1924-
01 Sep 2011 -             Tony Tan Keng Yam ........... 1940-
 
Chief Ministers
06 Apr 1955 - 08 Jun 1956 David Saul Marshall ......... 1908-1995
08 Jun 1956 - 05 Jun 1959 Tun Lim Yew Hock ............ 1914-1984
Prime Ministers
05 Jun 1959 - 28 Nov 1990 Lee Kuan Yew ................ 1923-
28 Nov 1990 - 12 Aug 2004 Goh Chok Tong
12 Aug 2004 -             Lee Hsien Loong
 

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