Singapore founding father Lee Kuan Yew

Updated: 2015-03-23 04:34


Singapore founding father Lee Kuan Yew

]Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew attends the National Day celebration in Singapore's Marina Bay, Aug. 9, 2013.[Photo/Xinhua]

Early life

His ancestral home is at Dabu county, Meizhou city, Guangdong province.

He once attended Raffles Institution. His education was disrupted by World War II, but went on to study in England after the war.

He briefly attended the London School of Economics before moving to the University of Cambridge, where he read law at Fitzwilliam College and graduated with a rare Double Starred (double First Class Honors).