25 Nov 2010
Chong Eu dies .
He leaves behind his wife, two sons and two daughters.The founding president of Gerakan, he served as the second chief minister for a record 21 years (from 1969 to 1990).Lim was born in Penang where he attended the Penang Free School. In 1937, he was a King's scholar at the Edinburgh University in Scotland, and later graduated with a medical degree.The fiesty politician was at one time helming the MCA but after a fallout with Umno, he left the party to form the United Democratic Party and co-founded the Gerakan.
Source : http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/fmt-english/news/general/13288-chong-eu-dies