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Trinidad and Tobago

 

31 Jul 1498 Trinidad claimed for Spain

04 Jun 1762 Tobago a British colony

18 Feb 1797 - 27 Mar 1802 Trinidad occupied by Britain

27 Mar 1802 - 31 Dec 1898 Trinidad a British colony

01 Jan 1899 Trinidad and Tobago united

03 Jan 1958 - 31 May 1962 Part of Federation of the West Indies

31 Aug 1962 - Independence from UK

01 Aug 1976 - Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Governors-general

31 Aug 1962 - 15 Sep 1972 Sir Solomon Hochoy ..................... 1905-1983

15 Sep 1972 - 31 Jul 1976 Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke ..... 1917-2010

Presidents

01 Aug 1976 - 13 Mar 1987 Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke ..... s.a

13 Mar - 19 Mar 1987 Michael Jay Williams ................... 1929-

(acting)

19 Mar 1987 - 19 Mar 1997 Noor Mohammad Hassanali ................ 1918-2006

19 Mar 1997 - 17 Mar 2003 Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson ....... 1926-

17 Mar 2003 - 18 Mar 2013 George Maxwell Richards ................ 1931-

18 Mar 2013 - Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ......... 1953-

 

Prime Ministers

28 Oct 1956 - 29 Mar 1981 Eric Eustace Williams .................. 1911-1981

30 Mar 1981 - 18 Dec 1986 George Michael Chambers ................ 1928-1997

18 Dec 1986 - 17 Dec 1991 Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson

17 Dec 1991 - 09 Nov 1995 Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning ........ 1946-2016

(1st Time)

09 Nov 1995 - 24 Dec 2001 Basdeo Panday .......................... 1993-

24 Dec 2001 - 26 May 2010 Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning

(2nd Time)

26 May 2010 - 09 Sep 2015 Kamla Persad-Bissessar ................. 1952-

09 Sep 2015 - Keith Christopher Rowley ............... 1949-

 

 

 

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