Jamaica, passed to be a colony of the United Kingdom in 1693 . It was important point of contact of great pirates; even there was a period where the authority of the island was of this social category. Towards 1953, a reform in the Monarquista Constitution of the country, allowed the election of a Head of Government, by means of indirect vote.

Spanish period

  • Juan de Esquivel, 1510-1514
  • Francisco de Garay, 1514-1523
  • Pedro de Mazuelo, 1523-1526
  • Juan de Mendegurren, 1526-?
  • Gonzalo de Guzman ? - 1532
  • Manuel de Rojas, 1532-?, first time
  • Gil González Davila, 1533? - 1534?
  • Manuel de Rojas, 1536-?, second time
  • Pedro White, 1539?, first time
  • Francisco de Pina, 1544?
  • Juan González de Hinojosa, 1556?
  • Pedro White, 1558?, second time
  • Blas de Melo, 1565?
  • Juan de Gaudiel, 1567? - 1572?
  • Hernán Manrique de Rojas, 1575?
  • Iñigo Sources ? - 1577
  • Rodrigo Núñez of the Rock, 1577-1578
  • Lucas of the Valley Alvarado, 1578-1583?, first time
  • Diego Fernandez of Market, 1586?
  • Lucas of the Valley Alvarado, 1591?, second time
  • Garci'a of the Valley, 1596?
  • Fernando Melgarejo Cordova, 1596-1606
  • Alonso de Miranda, 1607-1611
  • Pedro Mirror Precipice, 1611-1614
  • Andres González de Vera, 1614-?
  • Sebastián Roman Lorenzo, 1620?
  • Francisco Terril, 1625-1632
  • Juan Martinez Spider, 1632-1637
  • Gabriel Peñalver Angle, 1637-1639
  • Sedeño Jacinth Albornoz, 1639-1640, first time
  • Francisco Thief of Zegama, 1640-1643
  • Alcades, 1643-1645
  • Sebastián Fernandez de Gamboa, 1645-1646
  • Pedro Horseman, 1646-1650
  • Sedeño Jacinth Albornoz, 1650, second time
  • Francisco de Proenza, 1650-1651, first time
  • Juan Ramirez de Arellano, 1561-1655
  • Francisco de Proenza, 1655-1656, second time
  • Cristóbal Arnaldo Isasi, 1656-1660

English period

In 1655 the Western Design, an English naval expedition sent by Oliver Cromwell under the command of the admiral William Penn and the general Robert Venables, occupied the island militarily, giving beginning to the period of English sovereignty on Jamaica.
  • Edward D'Oyley, 1655-1656, first time

  • William Brayne, 1656-1657
  • Edward D'Oyley, 1657-August of 1662, second time
  • Thomas, Lord Windsor, August of 1662-November of 1662
  • Charles Lyttleton, 1662-1663, temporary one
  • Thomas Lynch, 1663-1664, temporary one, first time
  • Edward Morgan, 1664
  • Sir Thomas Modyford, 1664-August of 1671

Representatives of the Chief of State

Governors

  • Sir Thomas Lynch, August of 1671-November of 1674, second time
  • Sir Henry Morgan, 1674-1675, temporary one, first time
  • John Vaughan, 1675-1678
  • Sir Henry Morgan, 1678, temporary one, second time
  • Charles Howard, 1678-1680
  • Sir Henry Morgan, 1680-1682, temporary one, third time
  • Sir Thomas Lynch, 1682-1684, third time
  • Hender Molesworth, 1684-December of 1687, temporary one
  • Christopher Monck, 1687-1688
  • Hender Molesworth, 1688-1689, temporary one
  • Francis Watson, 1689-1690, temporary one
  • William O'Brien, 1690-1691
  • John White, 1691-1692, temporary one
  • John Burden, 1692-1693, temporary one
  • Sir William Beeston (1693-1702)
  • Thomas Handasyde (1702-1711)
  • Lord Archibald Hamilton (1711-1716)
  • Peter Heywood (1716-1718)
  • Sir Nicholas Lawes (1718-1722)
  • Henry Bentinck (1722-1726)
  • John Ayscough (1726-1728)
  • Robert Hunter (1728-1734)
  • John Gregory (1734-1735)
  • Henry Cunninghame (1735-1736)

  • John Gregory (1736-1738)
  • Edward Trelawny (1738-1752)
  • Charles Knowles (1752-1756)
  • Sir Henry Moore (1756-1762)
  • William Henry Lyttleton (1762-1766)
  • Roger Hope Elletson (1766-1767)
  • Sir William Trelawny (1767-1772)
  • John Dalling (1772-1774)
  • Sir Basil Keith (1774-1777)
  • John Dalling (1777-1781)
  • Archibald Campbell (1781-1784)
  • Alured Clarke (1784-1790)
  • Thomas Howard (1790-1791)
  • Adam Williamson (1791-1795)
  • Alexander Lindsay (1795-1801)
  • Sir George Nugent (1801-1805)
  • Sir Eyre Coote (1806-1808)
  • William Montague (1808-1827)
  • Sir John Keane (1827-1829)
  • Somerset Lowry-Corry (1829-1832)
  • George Cuthbert (1832)
  • Constantine Henry Phipps (1832-1834)
  • Howe Peter Browne (1834-1836)
  • Sir Lionel Smith (1836-1839)
  • Sir Charles Metcalfe (1839-1842)
  • James Brushes (1842-1846)
  • George Henry Frederick Berkeley (1846-1847)
  • Sir Charles Edward Congregation (1847-1853)
  • Sir Henry Barkly (1853-1856)
  • Edward Wells Bell (1856-1857)
  • Charles Henry Darling (1857-1862)
  • Edward John Eyre (1862-1865)
  • Sir Henry Knight Storks (1865-1866)
  • Sir John Peter Grant (1866-1874)
  • Sir William Congregation (1874-1877)
  • Sir Anthony Musgrave (1877-1833)
  • Somerset M. Wiseman Clarke (1883)
  • Sir Henry Wylie Norman (1883-1889)
  • William Clive Justice (1889)
  • Sir Henry Arthur Blake (1889-1898)
  • Sir Agoustus W. Lawson (1898-1904)
  • Sydney Haldane Olivier (1904)
  • Sir James Alexander Swettenham (1904-1907)
  • Sydney Haldane Olivier (1907-1913)
  • Philip Clark Cork (1913)
  • Sir William Henry Manning (1913-1818)
  • Robert Johnstone (1918)
  • Sir Leslie Probyn (1918-1924)
  • Sir Samuel Herbert Wilson (1924-1925)
  • A. Jeef (1925-1926)
  • Sir Reginald Edward Stubbs (1926-1932)
  • Sir Alexander Ransford Slater (1932-1934)
  • Sir Edward Brandis Denham (1934-1938)
  • Sir Arthur Frederick Richards (1938-1943)
  • Sir John Huggins (1943-1951)
  • Sir Hugh Mackintosh Foot (1951-1957)
  • Sir Kenneth Blackburne (1957-1962)

Heads of Government

Ministers In Head

  • Alexander Bustamante (Labor Party member of Jamaica, 1953-1955)

  • Norman Washington Manley (National Popular, 1955-1959)

Independent Jamaica

Governor-general

  • Sir Kenneth Blackburne (1962)
  • Sir Clifford Campbell (1962-1973)
  • Sir Herbert Duffus (1973)
  • Florizel Glasspole (1973-1991)
  • Edward Zacca (1991)
  • Sir Howard Cooke (1991)

Prime minister

  • Norman Washington Manley (National Popular, 1959-1962)

  • Sir Alexander Bustamante (Labor Party member of Jamaica, 1962-1967)
  • Donald Burns Sangster (Labor Party member of Jamaica, 1964-1967)
  • Hugh Lawson Shearer (Labor Party member of Jamaica, 1967-1972)
  • Michael Manley (National Popular, 1972-1980)
  • Edward Seaga (Labor Party member of Jamaica, 1980-1989)
  • Michael Manley (National Popular, 1989-1992)
  • Percival James Patterson (National Popular, 1992-2006)
  • Portia Simpson-Miller (National Popular, the 2006-present time)

It is also seen

  • Jamaica

  • Governments of America

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