Stamford Raffles Biography

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, FRS was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore and the London Zoo. He is often described as the "Father of Singapore" and the "Father of the London Zoo". He was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars and contributed to the expansion of the British Empire. He was also an amateur writer and wrote a book titled The History of Java. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Stamford Raffles
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Religion:
Anglicanism
Date of Birth:
July 6, 1781
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
Date of Death:
July 5, 1826
Age at Death:
44
Cause of Death:
Brain tumor
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