Lynden Pindling

1930 - 2000

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Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling (22 March 1930 – 26 August 2000) was a Bahamian politician who is regarded as the "Father of the Nation" of the Bahamas, having led it to majority rule on 10 January 1967 and to independence on 10 July 1973. He served as the first black premier of the Colony of the Bahama Islands from 1967 to 1969 and as Prime Minister of the Bahamas from 1969 to 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lynden Pindling has received more than 179,469 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Lynden Pindling is the 14,219th most popular politician (down from 12,702nd in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from The Bahamas (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Bahamian Politician.

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Among politicians, Lynden Pindling ranks 14,219 out of 15,710Before him are Dietmar Woidke, Jean-Michel Blanquer, Theodore Katsanevas, Kari Traa, Zeid Raad Al Hussein, and Andrey Lugovoy. After him are Balram Jakhar, Coffi Codjia, Margaret Chase Smith, George Clymer, Ian Millar, and Michael Joseph Savage.

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Among people born in 1930, Lynden Pindling ranks 460Before him are F. Albert Cotton, Geeta Bali, Nicholas F. Brady, Frank Perry, Robert Ashley, and Basu Chatterjee. After him are Tom Mboya, Stuart Williams, Jim Nabors, M. Balamuralikrishna, Norman Podhoretz, and Abdalqadir as-Sufi. Among people deceased in 2000, Lynden Pindling ranks 248Before him are Gwendolyn Brooks, Ann Doran, Big Pun, Mark R. Hughes, John Lindsay, and Jimmie Davis. After him are Marceline Day, Donald Dewar, Marie Windsor, John O'Connor, R. S. Thomas, and Duane Swanson.

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In The Bahamas

Among people born in The Bahamas, Lynden Pindling ranks 7 out of 23Before him are Perry Christie (1943), Kimbo Slice (1974), Durward Knowles (1917), Sebastian Bach (1968), Arthur Foulkes (1928), and Hubert Minnis (1954). After him are Mark Knowles (1971), Ryan Sweeting (1987), Donald Thomas (1984), Chandra Sturrup (1971), Chris Brown (1978), and Troy Kemp (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In The Bahamas

Among politicians born in The Bahamas, Lynden Pindling ranks 5Before him are Perry Christie (1943), Durward Knowles (1917), Arthur Foulkes (1928), and Hubert Minnis (1954).