Veerasamy Ringadoo

Governor-General of Mauritius (1920-2000)

Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo, GCMG, GCSK, QC, (born வீரசாமி ரிங்காடு Vīracāmi Riṅkāṭu; 20 October 1920 – 9 September 2000) was a Mauritian politician. He was the Governor-General of Mauritius from 1986 until 1992. In 1992, he became the 1st President of Mauritius.


Veerasamy Ringadoo
வீரசாமி ரிங்காடு
Vīracāmi Riṅkāṭu

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1st President of Mauritius
In office
12 March 1992 – 30 June 1992
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
Vice PresidentVacant
Preceded byElizabeth II
as Queen of Mauritius
Succeeded byCassam Uteem
Governor-General of Mauritius
In office
17 January 1986 – 12 March 1992
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterSir Anerood Jugnauth
Preceded bySir Cassam Moollan (acting)
Succeeded byHimself as the first President of Mauritius
Personal details
Born20 October 1920
Port Louis, British Mauritius[1]
Died9 September 2000(2000-09-09) (aged 79)
Alma materLondon School of Economics

ReferencesEdit

  1. Who's who of Rhodesia, Mauritius, Central and East Africa. Wooten & Gibson. 1971. Retrieved 27 July 2020.