Famous Jamaican Leaders

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 1 Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey.
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: August 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 10, 1940
Marcus Garvey is remembered as an iconic Black separatist leader who believed that all African-origin people in Europe and America should go back to Africa. He established the Universal Negro Improvement Association, but his activism was not accepted by civil rights activists, who believed in racial integration and not segregation.

 2 Andrew Holness

Andrew Holness.
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spanish Town
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 3 Nanny of the Maroons

Nanny of the Maroons.
Famous As: Resistance fighter
Birthdate: 1686 AD
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: 1755 AD

 4 Portia Simpson-Miller

Portia Simpson-Miller.
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wood Hall, Jamaica

 5 Alexander Bustamante

Alexander Bustamante.
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 24, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hanover Parish
Died: August 6, 1977

 6 Michael Manley

Michael Manley
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Andrew
Died: March 6, 1997

 7 Bruce Golding

Bruce Golding
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chapelton, Jamaica
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 8 P. J. Patterson

P. J. Patterson
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: April 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanover Parish

 9 Hugh Shearer

Hugh Shearer
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trelawny Parish, Jamaica
Died: July 5, 2004

 10 Donald Keith Duncan

Donald Keith Duncan
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1940 AD
Birthplace: Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
Died: September 17, 2020