Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
1938 – Lester Bryant Bird was born on the 21st of February in New York City.
1971-1993 – He was chairman of the Antigua Labour Party.
1994-2004 – He became Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.
2003 – He temporarily became a leader of a minority administration.
2004 – At the March elections, his government was defeated by the United Progressive Party led by Baldwin Spencer. Bird’s party lost eight seats, and he himself was defeated by Errol Cort, who became finance minister in the new United Progressive Party government.