Bishop, Maurice

Born: May 29, 1944 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 39 years of age.

Nationality: Grenadian
Categories: Politician

1944 - Born on the 29th of May.

1966 - Maurice Bishop married Angela Redhead.

1973 - He became head of the Marxist New Jewel Movement political party.

1979 - Served as Prime minister of Grenada.

1983 - On the 19th of October, overthrown by Marxist coup and executed, precipitating US invasion of Grenada.


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