Famous Politicians from Jamaica

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
    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
    • 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. Holness ...more
  • Desmond McKenzie

    Desmond McKenzie

    Age: 70
    • 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 was ...more
    • 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
  • Michael Manley
    Dec. at 72 (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
  • Norman Manley
    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 1920s.  ...more