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Guyana, coat of arms
 
1616 - 1782               Dutch Settelments
1782 - 1784               French Occupation
1784 - 1814               Restored to Holland
13 Aug 1814 - 1831        British Colony
21 Jul 1831               British Guiana
26 May 1966               Independence
23 Feb 1970 -             Republic of Guyana
06 Oct 1980 -             Co-operative Republic of Guyana
 
Governors-General
26 May      - 16 Dec 1966 Sir Richard Edmonds Luyt .................. 1915-1994
16 Dec 1966 - 10 Nov 1969 David James Gardiner Rose ................. 1923-1969
10 Nov 1969 - 17 Mar 1970 Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo ................. 1912-1998
                          (acting President 22 Feb - 17 Mar 1970)
Presidents
17 Mar 1970 - 06 Oct 1980 Arthur Raymond Chung ...................... 1918-2008
06 Oct 1980 - 06 Aug 1985 Lindon Forbes Sampson Burnham ............. 1923-1985
06 Aug 1985 - 09 Oct 1992 Hugh Desmond Hoyte ........................ 1929-2002
09 Oct 1992 - 06 Mar 1997 Cheddi Berret Jagan ....................... 1918-1997
06 Mar      - 19 Dec 1997 Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds ............ 1943-
17 Dec 1997 - 11 Aug 1999 Janet Rosalie Rosenberg Jagan ............. 1920-2009
11 Aug 1999 - 03 Dec 2011 Bharrat Jagdeo ............................ 1964-
03 Dec 2011 -             Donald Ramotar ............................ 1950-
 
Prime Ministers
05 Sep 1961 - 12 Dec 1964 Cheddi Barret Jagan
12 Dec 1964 - 06 Oct 1980 Lindon Forbes Sampson Burnham
06 Oct 1980 - 16 Aug 1984 Ptolemy Alexander Reid .................... 1918-2003
16 Aug 1984 - 06 Aug 1985 Hugh Desmond Hoyte
06 Aug 1985 - 09 Oct 1992 Hamilton Green ............................ 1934-
09 Oct 1992 -             Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds
 

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