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Shridath Ramphal

Guyanese diplomat

Sir Shridath Surendranath "Sonny" Ramphal (born 3 October 1928) is a Guyanese politician. He was the second Commonwealth Secretary-General, from 1975 to 1990. He was the Foreign Minister of Guyana, from 1972 to 1975, and Assistant Attorney General of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962.[1]


Shridath Surendranath Ramphal
श्रीदत्त सुरेंद्रनाथ रामफल
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2nd Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations
In office
1 July 1975 – 30 June 1990
HeadElizabeth II
Preceded byArnold Smith
Succeeded byChief Emeka Anyaoku
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana
In office
1972–1975
Prime MinisterForbes Burnham
Preceded byForbes Burnham
Succeeded byFrederick Wills
Personal details
Born (1928-10-03) 3 October 1928 (age 90)
NationalityGuyanese

Ramphal is an Earth Charter International Commission member.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Shridath Ramphal". The Integrationist Caribbean. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. "Sir Shridath Ramphal". The Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved 9 November 2017.

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