#14881 Overall Influence

Basdeo Panday

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago


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Basdeo Panday is a Trinidadian lawyer, politician, trade unionist, economist, actor, and civil servant who served as the fifth Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2001. He was the first person of Indian descent along with being the first Hindu to hold the office of Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. He was first elected to Parliament in 1976 as the Member for Couva North, Panday served as Leader of the Opposition five times between 1976 and 2010 and was a founding member of the United Labour Front , the National Alliance for Reconstruction , and the United National Congress . He served as leader of the ULF and UNC, and was President General of the All Trinidad Sugar and General Workers' Trade Union.

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University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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#2159 World Rank