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Jugnauth, Aneerood, 1930-


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    • Jugnauth, Anerood, 1930-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1930
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Independent Forward Block
        • Organization: Mouvement Militant Mauricien
        • Organization: Mauritius. Parliament
        • Organization: Mouvement Socialiste Militant
    • Birth Place

        Palma (Mauritius)
    • Associated Locale

        Mauritius
    • Gender

        male
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    • found: Aneerood Jugnauth, le premier ministre du changement, 1982:p. 3 (b. Palma 3/29/30)
    • found: A man, a mission, a vision, c1994:t.p. (Sir Anerood Jugnauth)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed April 6, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Jugnauth, Anerood; prime minister; born 1930 in Palma, Mauritius; began his political career shortly after completing legal studies in Great Britainl running as a candidate for the Independent Forward Block (IFB), he won a seat in the legislative assembly during the 1963 general elections; in 1966 attended the Constitutional Conference in London and shortly thereafter was appointed minister of state for development; in 1967 was appointed minister of labor; in 1971 reentered politics as a member of the newly formed Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM), rising in the ranks to become party president in 1974; won a seat in parliament in 1976, and became leader of the opposition; was forced to leave the MMM and subsequently formed a new political party, the Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM); in the 1983 elections, MSM party allied with two others to push the MMM from power and he won the 1987 elections; in September 2000, a MSM-MMM coalition swept legislative elections, and he became prime minister once again; was re-elected in September 2008)
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