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Raffles was born on the ship Ann off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica, to Captain Benjamin Raffles ( d. June 1797 ) and Anne Raffles ( née Lyde ).
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In 1950, he was appointed Raffles Professor of History at the newly-established University of Malaya in Singapore.
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, The History of Java ( 1817 ), the purest sulphur was supplied from a crater from a mountain near the straits of Bali.
He was encouraged in this by the director of the Raffles Museum ( now the National Museum of Singapore ) and by his election to Fellowship of the Royal Anthropological Institute in 1936.
Others have achieved fame by association with dishes or cocktails created on their premises, such as the Hotel de Paris where the crêpe Suzette was invented or the Raffles Hotel in Singapore, where the Singapore Sling cocktail was devised.
* June 5, 1823 – Raffles Institution, then the Singapore Institution, was founded by the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles.
The name Tupaia is derived from tupai the Malay word for squirrel and was provided by Sir Stamford Raffles.
Rafflesia was found in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818, and named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the leader of the expedition.
In The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, the names of the signatoriess of the Lunar Declaration of Independence are studied ; but Room L of the Raffles Hotel, wherein the revolution was plotted, is still used as an ordinary hotel room, albeit with a plaque on the wall.
For the initial period Raffles was said to be the most sought after housing in the city by council tenants.
In 1811, Java was captured by the British, becoming a possession of the British Empire, and Sir Stamford Raffles was appointed as the island's Governor.
Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS ( 6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826 ) was a British statesman, best known for his founding of the city of Singapore ( now the city-state of the Republic of Singapore ).
The British invasion of Java took a total of forty-five days, during which Raffles was appointed the Lieutenant-Governor by Lord Minto before hostilities formally ceased.
When this failed, and when Raffles ' own expeditions into his new dominion found only treacherous terrain and few exportable goods, his desire to establish a better British presence was cemented.
Yet, as Raffles confirmed with the sultan regarding the absolute British influence of the area, he realized that the local rulers had only limited power over the well-cultivated and civilized country, and the treaty was largely symbolic and had little actual force.
Raffles and born
Prior to reintegration, Raffles Junior College already shared its college anthem and coat of arms with Raffles Institution, being born from the latter's bosom.
The only son of Malaysian statesman and MCA founder Tan Cheng Lock, Tan Siew Sin was born on 21 May 1916 in Malacca and educated at Malacca High School in Malacca and then at Raffles College in Singapore.
Raffles and on
Singapore became numerically dominated by immigrant ethnic groups soon after Sir Stamford Raffles established a trading post on the island in 1819.
It is now generally thought that the aberrations occurred because of the 1815 ( April 5 – 15 ) volcanic Mount Tambora eruption on the island of Sumbawa, Indonesia ( then part of the Dutch East Indies, but under British rule during Napoleon's occupation of the Netherlands ), described by Thomas Stamford Raffles.
early part of the nineteenth century: Fort Dundas on Melville Island in 1824 ; Fort Wellington at Raffles Bay in 1829 ; and Victoria Settlement ( Port Essington ) on the Cobourg Peninsula in 1838.
Under the harsh conditions of the island, his wife, Olivia, died on 26 November 1814, an event that devastated Raffles.
To circumvent the situation of having to negotiate with a sultan influenced by the Dutch, Raffles decided to recognise, on behalf of the British Crown, Hussein Shah as being the rightful ruler of Johor.
Raffles declared the foundation of what was to become modern Singapore on 6 February, securing the transfer of control of the island to the East India Company.
originated by Charles Chilton as a radio play, The Long Long Trail in December 1961, and transferred to stage by Gerry Raffles in partnership with Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop created in 1963, which was itself inspired by " The Donkeys ," Alan Clark's 1961 attack on Great War generalship.
During the autumn of 1992 Lamont became a press target in a string of largely fabricated stories: that he had not paid his hotel bill for " champagne and large breakfasts " from the Conservative Party Conference ( in fact his bill had been forwarded on for settlement ); that he was in arrears on his personal Visa credit card bill ( true ); that in June 1991 he had used taxpayers ' money to handle the fall-out from press stories concerning sex therapist Lindi St Clair ( Miss Whiplash ), who was using a flat he owned ( the Treasury contributed £ 4, 700 of the £ 23, 000 bill which had been formally approved by the Head of the Civil Service and the Prime Minister ; there was never any suggestion that he had ever met her ); and that he had called at a newsagent in a seedy area of Paddington late at night to purchase champagne and cheap " Raffles " cigarettes.
The British establishment of Singapore on the Malaya Peninsula in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles exacerbated the tension between the two nations, especially as the Dutch claimed that the treaty signed between Raffles and the Sultan of Johore was invalid, and that the Sultanate of Johore was under the Dutch sphere of influence.
Mr. Blum currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of CB Richard Ellis and is a director on the boards of directors of three other portfolio companies: Fairmont Raffles Holdings International Ltd., Current Media, L. L. C.
After seven months in the Southeast Asian country doing extensive psychiatric and legal evaluations, they underwent surgery on July 6, 2003, under the care of a large team of international specialists at Raffles Hospital, composed of 28 surgeons ( including world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson ) and more than 100 support staff working in shifts.
Raffles and ship
Upon arriving in Batavia, Aubrey is provided by Sir Stamford Raffles with a 20-gun ship which Aubrey renames Nutmeg of Consolation after one of the titles of the Sultan of Pulo Prabang, from the previous novel, The Thirteen Gun Salute.
Though courts will strive to find a reasonable interpretation in order to preserve the agreement whenever possible, the court in Raffles could not determine which ship named Peerless was intended in the contract.
In Raffles, there was an agreement to ship goods on a vessel named Peerless, but each party was referring to a different vessel.
Raffles and Ann
The area includes educational institutions such as Anglo-Chinese School ( Barker Road ), Singapore Chinese Girls ' School, Methodist Girls ' School, Hwa Chong Institution, National Junior College, Raffles Girls ' Primary School, Nanyang Primary School, Nanyang Girls ' High School, Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School, Saint Joseph's Institution and Ngee Ann Polytechnic amongst others.