Kamla Persad-Bissessar

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Kamla Persad-Bissessar (pronounced [kəməlɑː prəsɑːd̪ə-biseːsərə] (listen); born Kamla Susheila Persad, 22 April 1952), often referred to by her initials KPB, is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian lawyer and politician who is the Leader of the Opposition of Trinidad and Tobago, political leader of the United National Congress and was the sixth Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from the 26th of May 2010 till the 9th of September 2015. She was the country's first female Prime Minister, Attorney General, and Leader of the Opposition, the first woman to chair the Commonwealth of Nations and the first woman of Indian origin to be a prime minister of a country outside of India and the wider South Asian region. Persad-Bissessar became political leader of the UNC in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamla Persad-Bissessar has received more than 357,039 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Kamla Persad-Bissessar is the 14,353rd most popular politician (down from 13,270th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Trinidad and Tobago (down from 19th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Trinidadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Kamla Persad-Bissessar ranks 14,353 out of 15,710Before her are Sexred, Anton Rop, Daniel Goldin, Marian Kotleba, Claudette Werleigh, and Les Aspin. After her are Natalya Petrusyova, Luis Fortuño, Selwyn Lloyd, James McHenry, Alexandru Athanasiu, and Ted Kaufman.

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Among people born in 1952, Kamla Persad-Bissessar ranks 496Before her are Shelley McNamara, Daniel Bautista, Juice Newton, John Hiatt, Tamás Faragó, and Vikram Seth. After her are Harald Konopka, John Rutsey, Mathew Knowles, John Toll, Joe Lovano, and Antjie Krog.

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In Trinidad and Tobago

Among people born in Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar ranks 25 out of 56Before her are Keith Rowley (1949), Anthony Carmona (1953), Lorraine Toussaint (1960), A. N. R. Robinson (1926), George Padmore (1903), and Ellis Clarke (1917). After her are Silvio Spann (1981), Ato Boldon (1973), Patrick Manning (1946), Winston Duke (1986), Dennis Lawrence (1974), and Brian Lara (1969).

Among POLITICIANS In Trinidad and Tobago

Among politicians born in Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar ranks 9Before her are Noor Hassanali (1918), Eric Williams (1911), Keith Rowley (1949), Anthony Carmona (1953), A. N. R. Robinson (1926), and Ellis Clarke (1917). After her are Patrick Manning (1946) and George Bovell (1983).