George Maxwell Richards

1931 - 2018

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George Maxwell Richards (1 December 1931 – 8 January 2018) was a Trinidadian and Tobagonian politician who served as the fourth President of Trinidad and Tobago, in office from 2003 to 2013. He was the first President of Trinidad and Tobago and head of state in the Anglophone Caribbean to have Amerindian ancestry.A chemical engineer by training, Richards was Principal of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad from 1984 to 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Maxwell Richards has received more than 131,281 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. George Maxwell Richards is the 10,987th most popular politician (down from 7,551st in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Trinidad and Tobago (down from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Trinidadian Politician.

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Among politicians, George Maxwell Richards ranks 10,987 out of 15,710Before him are Ahmad Shukeiri, Jaime Paz Zamora, Gnaeus Mallius Maximus, Prince Adolf zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Miroslav Ondříček, and Leszek Miller. After him are Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov, Juan José Torres, Oleksandr Korniychuk, Wahkare Khety, Godfrey I, Count of Namur, and Fernand Bouisson.

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Among people born in 1931, George Maxwell Richards ranks 255Before him are Sakyo Komatsu, Gordon Willis, José Alencar, Hal Connolly, Ruy Guerra, and Alex Soler-Roig. After him are Phil Woods, Ichirō Nagai, Joel Antônio Martins, Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani, and Bob Shaw. Among people deceased in 2018, George Maxwell Richards ranks 217Before him are XXXTentacion, María Dolores Pradera, Donald Moffat, Shehu Shagari, Billy Herrington, and Lucian Pintilie. After him are Hugh Masekela, Bradford Dillman, Eddie Clarke, Claudio Scimone, Jesús López Cobos, and Morgan Tsvangirai.

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In Trinidad and Tobago

Among people born in Trinidad and Tobago, George Maxwell Richards ranks 4 out of 56Before him are V. S. Naipaul (1932), Haddaway (1965), and Nicki Minaj (1982). After him are Billy Ocean (1950), Paula-Mae Weekes (1958), Dwight Yorke (1971), Edmundo Ros (1910), Stokely Carmichael (1941), Steven Pressfield (1943), Michael Fisher (1931), and Imran N. Hosein (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In Trinidad and Tobago

Among politicians born in Trinidad and Tobago, George Maxwell Richards ranks 1After him are Paula-Mae Weekes (1958), Noor Hassanali (1918), Eric Williams (1911), Keith Rowley (1949), Anthony Carmona (1953), A. N. R. Robinson (1926), Ellis Clarke (1917), Kamla Persad-Bissessar (1952), Patrick Manning (1946), and George Bovell (1983).