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Famous People of Penang

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On this page I list out some of the most famous people produced by Penang, those still living and those who have passed on, in alphabetical order. They include those who may have been born elsewhere who have stayed or are staying in Penang, as well as those who were born in Penang and are staying elsewhere.

  1. Jimmy Choo (1961-)
    World-famous shoe designer.

  2. Karpal Singh (1940-2014)
    Prominent Malaysian politician and lawyer.

  3. Lim Chong Eu (1919-2010)
    Second Chief Minister of Penang.

  4. Nicol David (1983-)
    Top woman squash player.

  5. P Ramlee (1929-1973)
    Legendary entertainer renowned throughout Malaysia.



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