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Hamilton Green

Updated: 2017-08-11T21:05Z

Hamilton Green
4th Prime Minister of Guyana
In office
6 August 1985 – 9 October 1992
PresidentDesmond Hoyte
Preceded byDesmond Hoyte
Succeeded bySam Hinds
Personal details
Born (1934-11-09) 9 November 1934 (age 82)
Georgetown, Guyana
Political partyPeople's National Congress (Formerly)
Forum for Democracy

Hamilton Green (born 9 November 1934)[1] is Guyanese politician and once Prime Minister of Guyana.

He was a member of People's National Congress and chosen as one of the five Vice Presidents in the cabinet of Forbes Burnham in October 1980. He also served as the Prime Minister of Guyana from 6 August 1985 to 9 October 1992.

He was removed from office in 1992 when the first free and fair elections were held in Guyana under the direct supervision of President Jimmy Carter.[citation needed]

In March 1993, Green sued the People's National Congress for violation of his constitutional rights by expelling him from the party. Following this he formed his own party, Good and Green Guyana (GGG).[2]

Hamilton Green, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana, is also the Mayor of Georgetown.[3]

In 2003, he was one of the most prominent people to attend the Summit of World Leaders sponsored by Sun Myung Moon.He is a member of the presiding council of the Universal Peace Federation[4][5]


Political offices
Preceded by
Desmond Hoyte
Prime Minister of Guyana
1985 – 1992
Succeeded by
Sam Hinds

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