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Famous Politicians from Jamaica

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Updated October 13, 2018 5k 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.
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Alexander Bustamante is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Dec. at 93 (1884-1977)

Birthplace: Hanover Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante (24 February 1884 – 6 August 1977) was a Jamaican politician and labour leader, who, in 1962 became the first prime minister of Jamaica. He founded the ...more
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Andrew Holness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Age: 47

Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Andrew Michael Holness, ON, MP (born 22 July 1972) is a Jamaican politician who has been the Prime Minister of Jamaica since 3 March 2016, following the 25 February 2016 general election. ...more
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Desmond McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Desmond McKenzie Age: 67

Nationality: Jamaica

Desmond A. McKenzie, JP (born 1 December 1952) is a Jamaican politician, former mayor of the Kingston and Saint Andrew Corporation (KSAC), in office between July 2003 and January 2012, when he ...more
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Edward Seaga is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Age: 89

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Nationality: United States of America, Jamaica

Edward Philip George Seaga ON, PC ( or ; 28 May 1930 – 28 May 2019) was a Jamaican politician. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica, from 1980 to 1989, and the leader of the Jamaica Labour ...more
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Michael Manley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Dec. at 73 (1924-1997)

Birthplace: Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Michael Norman Manley ON OCC (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) 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 ...more
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Norman Manley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Dec. at 76 (1893-1969)

Birthplace: Roxborough, Manchester

Nationality: Jamaica

Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the ...more
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P. J. Patterson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Age: 84

Birthplace: Hanover Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, PC, QC (born 10 April 1935), is a Jamaican former politician who served as the sixth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1992 to 2005. He was the leader of the ...more
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Patrick Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Age: 68

Birthplace: Portland Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Sir Patrick Linton Allen (born 7 February 1951) is a Jamaican pastor who is the sixth and current Governor-General of Jamaica. The fourth of five children in a family of subsistence farmers, ...more
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Portia Simpson-Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Age: 74

Birthplace: Wood Hall, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Portia Lucretia Simpson-Miller, (born 12 December 1945), is a Jamaican politician. She served as Prime Minister of Jamaica from March 2005 to September 2007 and again from 5 January 2012 to 3 ...more
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Richard Hart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Richard Hart Dec. at 96 (1917-2013)

Birthplace: Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

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
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Sharon Hay-Webster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Sharon Hay-Webster Age: 58

Nationality: Jamaica

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
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Wykeham McNeill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Jamaica
Wykeham McNeill Age: 62

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Kenneth Wykeham McNeill, MD, MP, CD (born October 1957 in Kingston, St. Andrew Parish) is a Jamaican politician, serving as the Member of Parliament for Westmoreland West, Jamaica. He is a ...more