Janet Jagan

Janet Jagan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Janet Rosenberg Jagan (October 20, 1920 - March 28, 2009) was an American-born socialist politician who was President of Guyana from December 19, 1997, to August 11, 1999. She previously served as Prime Minister of Guyana from March 17, 1997, to December 19, 1997. She was born as Janet Rosenberg to middle-class Jewish parents in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents were Charles and Kate Rosenberg (nee Kronberg.) Her mother, Eileen Wasserman (nee Kronberg). Janet's maternal grandparents, Adolph and Rosa Kronberg (nee Appelbaum, ) were Jewish immigrants. Adolph immigrated to Chicago from Romania and Rosa came from Hungary. In December 1942, aged 22, while working as a student nurse at Cook County Hospital, she met Cheddi Jagan, an Indo-Guyanese dentistry student at Northwestern University. They married on August 5, 1943, and she moved with him to Guyana in December 1943.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135840355
  • 9786135840353