A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock

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History of Singapore over 700 years shows city state’s ups and downs amid long periods of obscurity

  • Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore details events from 1299 when a Srivijayan prince is recorded to have arrived at the island and founded Singapura
  • Regicide, civil war and trade all play their part, as well as a very dubious conception claim

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A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
A key figure in Singapore’s history: statue of Stamford Raffles in downtown Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
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