Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Yusof Bin Ishak



First President Of Singapore - Yusof Bin Ishak (1910 - 1970)

Yusof Bin Ishak, also known as Yusof Ishak, the First President of Singapore.

Yusof Ishak was born in the year 1910 in Padang Gajah, Perak.

Yusof Ishak was rose in a humble beginning and soon became the 1st Malayan-born Yang Di-Pertuan Negara (Head of State) on 3 December 1959.

In year 1965, 9th of August, Yusof Ishak became the First President of Singapore.

11 years of being a Head of State, Yusof Ishak dedicated himself to the nation and the people by providing them the moral courage, showing the effective leadership during the early years of Nation building.

During the last term being a President, Yusof Ishak was often ill, but this didn’t stopped him from assisting the people who in need of help.

23 November 1970, Yusof Ishak passed away from heart failure, with an age of 60.

Mr Yusof Ishak's Grave can be found in the Kranji War Memorial - State Cemetery

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Little Jave's Word:

With Mr Yusof Ishak's determination, Singapore is able to move out from a period of difficulties and worries.

With Mr Yusof Ishak's leading, the citizens are able to lead a better life.

With respect to Mr Yusof Ishak.



3 Comments:

Blogger Jermaine said...

thx... i was finding for the pioneers of Singapore until i came 2 tis page...

9:57 PM  
Blogger JaVe LitTle BoY said...

Dear Jermaine,

thx for the support.

I will try to post more of our Singapore Pioneers up soon.

Do stay tune :P

10:06 PM  
Blogger Me=) said...

Thanks for setting up this blog. It is noble of you to put in the effort and I admire that you respect and are grateful to our forefathers. Keep up the good work! (:

8:36 PM  

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