Michael Manley

1924 - 1997

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Michael Norman Manley ON OCC (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) was a Jamaican politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1972 to 1980 and from 1989 to 1992. Manley championed a democratic socialist program, and has been described as a populist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Manley has received more than 735,376 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Michael Manley is the 13,259th most popular politician (down from 12,402nd in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 37th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Jamaican Politician.

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Among politicians, Michael Manley ranks 13,259 out of 15,710Before him are Jo Benkow, Wuffa of East Anglia, Joe Slovo, Ashur-nirari II, Jesse Helms, and Michael Portillo. After him are John Bercow, Jens Bratlie, Lyudmila Pinayeva, Mary Arthur McElroy, Nevile Henderson, and John Prescott.

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Among people born in 1924, Michael Manley ranks 334Before him are Ranasinghe Premadasa, Anatoli Bashashkin, Renia Spiegel, Attilio Giovannini, Stanley Jaki, and Jo Benkow. After him are Siiri Rantanen, Otis Spann, Hubert Curien, Earl Scruggs, Joseph Nérette, and Thomas Berger. Among people deceased in 1997, Michael Manley ranks 211Before him are Antoine Cuissard, Martin Kippenberger, Stubby Kaye, Jacques Pollet, Wilbert Awdry, and Roger Laurent. After him are Hubert Blaine Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff Sr., Karen Wetterhahn, Aníbal Tarabini, Jimmy Witherspoon, Laura Nyro, and Sheldon Leonard.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Michael Manley ranks 43 out of 147Before him are Monty Alexander (1944), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Ziggy Marley (1968), Portia Simpson-Miller (1945), Don Quarrie (1951), and John Barnes (1963). After him are Damian Marley (1978), Linton Kwesi Johnson (1952), George Rhoden (1926), Claude McKay (1889), Augustus Pablo (1954), and Arthur Wint (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In Jamaica

Among politicians born in Jamaica, Michael Manley ranks 4Before him are Stamford Raffles (1781), Patrick Allen (1951), and Portia Simpson-Miller (1945). After him are Kenneth O. Hall (1941), Alexander Bustamante (1884), P. J. Patterson (1935), Bruce Golding (1947), Andrew Holness (1972), Hugh Shearer (1923), and Howard Cooke (1915).