Stamford Raffles


Stamford Raffles

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  • Stamford Raffles — [Stamford Raffles] (1781–1826) an English politician. He is best known for buying ↑Singapore for the ↑East India Company in 1819 and for developing the island as a commercial centre. The famous Raffles Hotel there is named after him. He was also… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stamford Raffles — Infobox Person name = Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles birth date = July 6, 1781 birth place = Off the Coast of Jamaica death date = July 5, 1826 (aged 44) death place = London, England other names = known for = Founding Singapore occupation …   Wikipedia

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  • Thomas Stamford Raffles — Stamford Raffles Statue in Singapur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thomas Stamford Raffles — Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles Thomas Stamford Raffles Nacimiento 6 de julio 1781 Puerto Morant, Jamaica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thomas Stamford Raffles — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Raffles. Thomas Stamford Raffles. Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles est un militaire et un naturaliste britannique, né le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomas Stamford Raffles — (1781 1826), gobernador colonial británico, nacido a bordo de un buque de las Indias Occidentales capitaneado por su padre. Aumento la influencia británica en el Sureste asiático, estableciendo una colonia en Singapur en 1819 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles — noun British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781 1826) • Syn: ↑Raffles, ↑Sir Thomas Raffles • Instance Hypernyms: ↑administrator, ↑executive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stamford Road — (Chinese: 史丹福路) is a one way road in Singapore within the planning areas of Downtown Core and Museum. The road continues after the traffic light junction of Nicoll Highway, Esplanade Drive and Raffles Avenue towards Orchard Road. It then ends at… …   Wikipedia