Colville Young

Governor-General of Belize

Sir Colville Norbert Young, GCMG, MBE (born 20 November 1932) is a Belizean politician who was the 2nd Governor General of Belize. He was appointed as Governor General in 1993 by Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II: she is also Queen of Belize because Belize is a commonwealth realm. In 2021, he retired as Governor General.[1]

Colville Young

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Governor General of Belize
In office
17 November 1993 – 30 April 2021
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterManuel Esquivel
Said Musa
Dean Barrow
Johnny Briceño
Preceded byElmira Minita Gordon
Succeeded byFroyla Tzalam
Personal details
Born (1932-11-20) 20 November 1932 (age 89)
Belize City, Belize
Political partyUnited Democratic Party
Alma materSt. Michael's College
University of the West Indies
University of York


  1. "Governor General Sir Colville Young, a Belizean legacy, retires". The San Pedro Sun. 2021-05-01. Retrieved 2021-06-17.