Tan Cheng Bock

Politician

1940 –

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Who is Tan Cheng Bock?

Dr. Tan Cheng Bock is a Singaporean politician and medical practitioner. He was formerly a member of Singapore's governing People's Action Party and a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 2006. He was the first non-Cabinet minister elected into the PAP Central Executive Committee. He stood for the 2011 presidential election and won the second highest number of votes at 34.85% among all four candidates, losing marginally to the winner Tony Tan.

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Born
Apr 26, 1940
Singapore
Also known as
  • Dr. Tan Cheng Bock
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Singapore
Profession
Education
  • National University of Singapore
  • Radin Mas Primary School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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