Portia Simpson Miller

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Birthday
12, 1945
Birthplace
Wood Hall, Jamaica
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Wood Hall, Jamaica

About

Jamaica's first female Prime Minister who was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2012. She has also served her country as its Minister of Defense and its Minister of Development, Information and Sports.

Before Fame

She started out as a public servant in her hometown, and then joined the Jamaican parliament.

Trivia

During her time in the Prime Minister's office, she took a stand for Jamaican independence from the British, and publicly supported the rights of gays and lesbians.

Family Life

She married Errald Miller, the former CEO of Cable & Wireless Jamaica Ltd.

Associated With

She and Kim Campbell, the first female PM of Canada, broke new ground for women politicians globally.