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Jagan, Janet (nee Rosenberg)

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Born: 1920 AD
Currently alive, at 94 years of age.

Nationality: Guyanese
Categories: Politician, Presidents

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Janet Rosalie Jagan is a Guyanese (US-born) politician.

 

1920 -  Born 20th October in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

 

1943 - Married to Cheddi Jagan, a former Prime Minister and President of Guyana.

 

1950 - Co-founded People's Progressive Party.

 

1950-1970 - Served as 1st secretary-general of People's Progressive Party.

 

1957-1961 - Guyanese labor, health and housing minister.

 

1963-1964 - Became the Guyanese home affairs minister.

 

1993 - Acting Guyanese ambassador to UN.

 

1997 - Prime minister of Guyana (1st female prime minister).

 

1997-1999 - President of and the 1st female and white president. 

 

 

 


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