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Hanover Parish

Hanover Parish ranks 1,133rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Culver City, California, Kingston, Ontario, and Kayseri. Memorable people born in Hanover Parish include Usain Bolt, Merlene Ottey, and Alexander Bustamante. Hanover Parish has been the birth place of many athletes and politicians. Hanover Parish is located in Jamaica.

Hanover is a parish located on the northwestern tip of the island of Jamaica. It is a part of the county of Cornwall, bordered by St. James in the east and Westmoreland in the south. With the exception of Kingston, it is the smallest parish on the island. Hanover is the birth parish of Alexander Bustamante, labour leader, first head of government of Jamaica under universal suffrage, and one of seven Jamaican National Heroes. Its capital is Lucea. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1884 and 1989, Hanover Parish was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Usain Bolt, Merlene Ottey, and Alexander Bustamante.

People Born in Hanover Parish

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Most individuals born in present day Hanover Parish were athletes (5) and politicians (2),  while most who died were .

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Hanover Parish since 1700.