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Kamla Persad-Bissessar

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7th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
Assumed office
26 May 2010
President George Maxwell Richards
Anthony Carmona
Preceded by Patrick Manning
Member of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago for Siparia
Assumed office
6 November 1995
Preceded by Sahid Hosein
Political Leader
United National Congress
Assumed office
24 January 2010
Preceded by Basdeo Panday
7th Chairperson-in-office of the Commonwealth of Nations
In office
26 May 2010 – 28 October 2011
Head Elizabeth II
Preceded by Patrick Manning
Succeeded by Julia Gillard
Leader of the Opposition
In office
25 February 2010 – 25 May 2010
Preceded by Basdeo Panday
Succeeded by Keith Rowley
In office
26 April 2006 – 8 November 2007
Preceded by Basdeo Panday
Succeeded by Basdeo Panday
Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago
In office
5 October 2001 – 24 December 2001
Prime Minister Basdeo Panday
Preceded by Ramesh Maharaj
Succeeded by Glenda Morean
In office
27 November 1995 – 2 February 1996
Preceded by Keith Sobion
Succeeded by Ramesh Maharaj
Minister of Education
In office
22 October 1999 – 4 October 2001
Preceded by Adesh Nanan
Succeeded by Ganga Singh
Personal details
Born 22 April 1952 (1952-04-22) (age 68)
Penal, Trinidad and Tobago
Political party United National Congress
Other political
People's Partnership
Spouse(s) Gregory Bissessar
Alma mater University of the West Indies
Website Official website

Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, MP (born 22 April 1952 in Siparia) is a Trinidadian politician. She was the seventh Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She was sworn in as Prime Minister on 26 May 2010 and was the country's first female Prime Minister.

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