His ExcellencyTony Tan
陈庆炎
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7th President of Singapore
Assumed office 1 September 2011
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Preceded by S.R. Nathan
Co-ordinating Minister for Security and Defence
In office 1 August 2003 – 1 September 2005
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by S. Jayakumar (National Security)
Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore
In office 1993 – 1 September 2005
Prime Minister Goh Chok TongLee Hsien Loong
Preceded by Ong Teng Cheong
Succeeded by Wong Kan Seng
Minister for Defence
In office 1 August 1995 – 1 August 2003
Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong
Preceded by Lee Boon Yang
Succeeded by Teo Chee Hean
Minister for Education
In office 1 January 1985 – 29 December 1991
Prime Minister Lee Kuan YewGoh Chok Tong
Preceded by Goh Keng Swee
Succeeded by Lee Yock Suan
Minister for Finance
In office 24 October 1983 – 1 January 1985
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew
Preceded by Lee Kuan Yew
Succeeded by Richard Hu
Member of the Singapore Parliament for Sembawang GRC (Sembawang)
In office 4 September 1988 – 6 May 2006
Preceded by Himself As(Sembawang SMC)
Succeeded by Khaw Boon Wan
Member of the Singapore Parliament for Sembawang SMC
In office 11 February 1979 – 3 September 1988
Preceded by Teong Eng Siong
Succeeded by Himself (Sembawang GRC-Sembawang)
Personal details
Born Tony Tan Keng Yam(1940-02-07) 7 February 1940 (age 77)Singapore, Straits Settlements
Political party People's Action Party (1979- 2011)Independent (2011–present)
Spouse(s) Mary Chee Bee Kiang (徐美娟, 1964–present)
Relations Tan Chin Tuan (uncle)
Children 3 sons 1 daughter
Alma mater National University of SingaporeMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Adelaide
Religion Christianity (Anglican)[1]

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