Cheddi Jagan

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Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
Port Mourant, Guyana
Death Date
Mar 6, 1997 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1918
Birthplace
Port Mourant, Guyana
Death Date
Mar 6, 1997 (78)

About

President of Guyana from 1992 to 1997 who is often called the Father of the Nation of Guyana. He wrote over a half-dozen books in his long political career including Forbidden Freedom: The Story of British Guiana, which was published in 1954.

Before Fame

He studied Dentistry at Howard University in the United States before being elected to the colonial legislative body, the Legislative Council, in November 1947.

Trivia

He became the first elected Chief Minister of Guyana in 1953 and President Sam Hinds declared six days of mourning after his death.

Family Life

His wife, Jane Jagan, also held the positions of Prime Minister and President of Guyana.

Associated With

He attended Howard University like Thurgood Marshall.

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