Halimah Yacob

Birth Name: Halimah binti Yacob

Place of Birth: Singapore, Colony of Singapore

Date of Birth: 23 August, 1954

*Indian (father)
*Malay (mother)

Halimah Yacob is a Singaporean politician. She has served as President of Singapore, and Chancellor of the National University of Singapore, both, since 14 September, 2017. She was previously the 9th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore, from 14 January, 2013 to 7 August, 2017, among other duties.

President Halimah’s father was an Indian-born government watchman, who died when she was eight years old. President Halimah’s mother, Maimun Abdullah, was Malay.

President Halimah is married to Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee, who is of Malay Arab descent, and with whom she has five children. President Halimah is a Muslim.

Source: Death announcement of President Halimah’s mother – http://www.straitstimes.com

2 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Tag President of Singapore, along with Yusof Ishak, Benjamin Sheares, Devan Nair, S. R. Nathan, and Tony Tan.

  2. Manila says:

    This one is outdated.

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