Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago

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Patrick Manning


Basdeo Panday


Date Of Birth: May 25th, 1933
Place Of Birth: St. Julien Road, Princes Town, Trinidad.
Marital Status: Married to Oma Panday (formerly Ramkissoon)
Children: Four daughters: Niala, Mickela, Nicola and Vasta
Religon: Hindu

Political Career Includes:

  • [09.11.95] - Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • [1995] - Leader of the Opposition (UNC)
  • [1989] - Political Leader of the United National Congress (UNC).
  • [1988] - Resigned from the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) and launched a new party - Club '88. This new party became the United National Congress (UNC).
  • [1988] - Minister of External Affairs and International Trade, Member of Parliament, Couva North (NAR).
  • [1986] - The United Labour Front (ULF) merged into the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) with the Democratic Action Congress and the Tapia House Movement.
  • [1981-1986] - Leader of the Opposition (ULF).
  • [1976] - Member of Parliament, Couva North (ULF).
  • [1976] - Founder and Political Leader of the United Labour Front (ULF).

Academic Achievements Includes:

  • [1965] - B.Sc. Economics, London University.
  • [1962] - Barrister at Law, Lincoln's Inn, London.
  • [1960] - Diploma in Drama, London School of Dramatic Arts.
  • [1951] - Senior Cambridge Certificate, Presentation College, Trinidad.

Dr. Eric Williams