Sir Stamford Raffles occupied Singapore Island at the tip of the Malay peninsula and established an East India Company trading post which would develop considerable importance.
Editors. "East India Company, Singapore". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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