Ong Teng Cheong

Politician

1936 – 2002

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Who was Ong Teng Cheong?

Ong Teng Cheong, GCMG, was the fifth President of Singapore and the first directly elected. He served a six-year term from 1 September 1993 to 31 August 1999.

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Born
Jan 22, 1936
Straits Settlements
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Confucianism
  • Agnosticism
Nationality
  • Singapore
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Adelaide
    (1956 - 1961)
  • Master's Degree, University of Liverpool
    Urban planning
    (1965 - 1967)
  • The Chinese High School
    (1950 - 1955)
Died
Feb 8, 2002
Singapore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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