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Film Actor, Martial Arts Expert / 1963 -
Jet Li is a champion martial artist and Chinese film actor. He starred in the Once Upon a Time in China film series and in the critically-praised, international hit Hero.
Lee Kuan Yew
Lawyer, Prime Minister / 1923 -
Lee Kuan Yew was the prime minster of Singapore from 1959 to 1990, making him the longest-serving PM in history. During his long rule, Singapore became the most prosperous nation in Southeast Asia.
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