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Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826

LC control no.n 81097180
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingRaffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
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Variant(s)Lai-fo-shih, 1781-1826
Raffles, Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
LocatedEngland Singapore
Birth date1781-07-03
Death date1826-07-05
Field of activityGovernment
AffiliationLondon Zoo (London, England)
Profession or occupationStatesman
Found inRaffles, S. Memoir of the life and public services of ... 1991: t.p. (Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles) introd. (Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles)
Barley, Nigel. In the footsteps of Stamford Raffles, 2009: back cover (Stamford Raffles ; founded the city-state of Singapore)
Wikipedia, Feb. 25, 2014 (Stamford Raffles ; Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, 6 July 1781-5 July 1826 ; a British statesman known for founding the city of Singapore and the London Zoo ; involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from Dutch and French military forces during the Napoleonic Wars and contributed to the expansion of the British Empire ; an amateur writer, wrote a book titled History of Java)
Associated languageeng