Politics Famous Politicians from Jamaica

Reference
4.1k views 12 items

List of famous politicians from Jamaica, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Jamaican politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Jamaican politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Jamaica and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Jamaica, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List contains politicians like Sharon Hay-Webster and Richard Hart.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Jamaica in order to get more information about each one.

1
Alexander Bustamante is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Died at 93 (1884-1977) The Right Excellent Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante GBE was a Jamaican politician and labour leader who became the first prime minister of Jamaica. Bustamante is honoured in Jamaica with ...more

2
Andrew Holness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
age 46 Andrew Michael Holness is a Jamaican politician who was Prime Minister of Jamaica from October 2011 to January 2012. He previously served as the Minister of Education from 2007 to 2012. Shortly ...more

3
Desmond McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Desmond McKenzie age 66 Desmond A. McKenzie, JP is a Jamaican politician, former mayor of the Kingston and Saint Andrew Corporation, in office between July 2003 and January 2012, when he was elected as Member of ...more

4
Edward Seaga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
age 88 Edward Philip George Seaga, ON PC is a politician and statesman; he was the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica, from 1980 to 1989, and Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party from 1974 to 2005. He ...more

5
Michael Manley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Died at 73 (1924-1997) Michael Norman Manley ON OCC was a Jamaican politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1972 to 1980 and from 1989 to 1992. Coming from a prosperous background, Manley was ...more

6
Norman Manley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Died at 76 (1893-1969) Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica, was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the 1920s. Manley was an advocate of ...more

7
P. J. Patterson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
age 83 Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, QC, PC, OE, is a former Jamaican politician who served as the sixth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1992 to 2006. He was the leader of the People's National ...more

8
Patrick Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
age 67 Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, K.St.J is the sixth and current Governor-General of Jamaica. The fourth of five children in a family of subsistence farmers, Allen spent over a decade as ...more

9
Portia Simpson-Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
age 73 Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller, ON, MP, is a Jamaican politician who has been Prime Minister of Jamaica since 5 January 2012. Previously she served as Prime Minister from March 2006 to September ...more

10
Richard Hart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Richard Hart Died at 96 (1917-2013) Richard Hart was a Jamaican historian, solicitor and politician. He was a founding member of the People's National Party and one of the pioneers of Marxism in Jamaica. He also served as ...more

11
Sharon Hay-Webster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Sharon Hay-Webster age 57 Sharon Hay-Webster is a Jamaican politician. She was a member of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Jamaica 1997 to 2012, representing People's National Party. She came to ...more

12
Wykeham McNeill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Wykeham McNeill age 61 Kenneth Wykeham McNeill, MD, MP is a Jamaican government minister and a medical doctor. He is the current Minister of Tourism of Jamaica. He is also the Member of Parliament for Western ...more