Guyana

 

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 - 16 May 2015 Donald Ramotar ............................ 1950-

16 May 2015 - David Arthur Granger ...................... 1945-

 

 

 

Prime Ministers

05 Sep 1961 - 12 Dec 1964 Cheddi Barret Jagan ....................... s.a

12 Dec 1964 - 06 Oct 1980 Lindon Forbes Sampson Burnham ............. s.a

06 Oct 1980 - 16 Aug 1984 Ptolemy Alexander Reid .................... 1918-2003

16 Aug 1984 - 06 Aug 1985 Hugh Desmond Hoyte ........................ s.a

06 Aug 1985 - 09 Oct 1992 Hamilton Green ............................ 1934-

09 Oct 1992 - 17 Mar 1997 Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds ............ s.a

(1st Time)

17 Mar - 22 Dec 1997 Janet Rosalie Rosenberg Jagan ............. s.a

22 Dec 1997 - 09 Aug 1999 Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds (2nd Time)

09 Aug - 11 Aug 1999 Bharrat Jagdeo ............................ s.a

11 Aug 1999 - 20 May 2015 Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds (3rd Time)

20 May 2015 - Moses Veerasamy Nagamootoo ................ 1947-

 

 

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