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Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
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Everyday fact: Sir Stamford Raffles once wrote and published a book in a England called the History of Java. Raffles, S. (). Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c., particularly in the government of Java, –, and of Bencoolen and its dependencies, – with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern Archipelago and selections from his .
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles – A British colonial administrator and the founder of Singapore, Raffles was the son of a sea captain, born off the coast of Jamaica. Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles was born on July 6, , at the sea, off Port Morant, Jamaica, on his father’s ship, ‘Ann.’ His father, Benjamin Raffles, was a merchant captain. His mother’s name was Anne Lyde. As his father had lost a lot in trade, Raffles had a modest upbringing. He studied in a boarding school for a few years.
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () was an English colonial administrator, historian, and founder of Singapore. A man of vision, industry, and feeling, he made incalculable contributions to the knowledge of the Malay Archipelago and to the British overseas empire. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Named Person: Thomas Stamford Raffles, Sir; Thomas Stamford Raffles, Sir: Material Type: Biography: Document Type.
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Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles is especially known as the founder of the modern city-state of Singapore. He was also an historian and natural scientist and in his lifetime was celebrated for his accomplishments in the latter field especially.5/5(1). Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles This literary work chronicles the genealogies of rulers in the Malay archipelago and spans a period of over years.
Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, Minutes on the introduction Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles book an improved system of internal management and the establishment to a land rental on the island of Java, recorded by Sir Stamford Raffles when he was the Lieutenant-Governor of Java in and Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles books online.
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Sir Stamford Raffles, in full Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, (born July 6,at sea, off Port Morant, Jam.—died July 5,London, Eng.), British East Indian administrator and founder of the port city of Singapore (), who was largely responsible for the creation of Britain’s Far Eastern empire.
He was knighted in Early life. Born to an improvident merchant captain and his. Books My hero: Thomas Stamford Raffles by Victoria Glendinning 'He was an idealistic entrepreneur, a romantic imperialist and passionately anti-slavery' Victoria Glendinning.
Following the death of Raffles in his wife, Lady Sophia Raffles wrote a biography, Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. particularly in the government of Java,and of Bencoolen and its dependencies,with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and selections from his correspondence / by his widow.
Thomas Stamford Raffles (Sir) (b. 6 Julyoff Port Morant, Jamaica–d. 5 JulyMiddlesex, England) 1 is known as the founder of modern s signing the treaty with Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor on 6 February that gave the British East India Company the right to set up a trading post in Singapore, Raffles made several other contributions that helped establish.
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History of Java is a book written by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, and published in It describes the history of the island of Java from ancient times.  It was reprinted from a digital master by the Cambridge University Press in Author: Thomas Stamford Raffles. Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles Published:London Format: Book Creator: Sophia Raffles Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: V Full catalogue details.
Author of Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S., &C. &C., Particularly in the Government of Java,Bencoolen a, Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S., &c.
&c., Particularly in the Government of Java,Bencoolen and Its Dependencies,and Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir 5/5(2).
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles and his hostility toward the eternal Dutch rivals. The restitution of all those Dutch colonies, which had fallen under British control was not a highly appreciated practice by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, who at that time was the Lieutenant Governor of farsighted Governor Raffles in fact, having had the possibility to evaluate the growing commercial.
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles This literary work chronicles the genealogies of rulers in the Malay archipelago and spans a period of over years/5(). Raffles Revisited: A Review & Reassessment of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () Ernest C. Chew, Associate Professor of History, National University of Singapore Ernest Chew has graciously shared this essay, which first appeared in Raffles Town Club, vol.
6 (Jan-Mar ), with readers of the Postcolonial Web. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, FRS (6 July – 5 July ) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore (now the city-state of the Republic of Singapore) and the London Zoo. Raffles 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.
His name was no other than Sir Stamford Raffles—full-time national hero and part-time sociopath. Although Raffles is celebrated for ‘founding’ modern Singapore, historical records show that he was also an asshole, a hypocrite, a pathological liar, a pimp, and a moron who was incapable of managing a Gong Cha outlet, let alone Singapore.Step back in time to Singapore’s colonial past, with a visit to the statues of Singapore’s founder, Sir Stamford Raffles.
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