Arthur Dion Hanna

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Arthur Dion Hanna
Governor General of the Bahamas
In office
1 February 2006 – 14 April 2011
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterPerry Christie
Hubert Ingraham
Preceded byPaul Adderley (Acting)
Succeeded bySir Arthur Foulkes
Personal details
Born(1928-03-07)7 March 1928
Acklins Island, Bahamas[1]
Died3 August 2021(2021-08-03) (aged 93)
Nassau, Bahamas
Political partyProgressive Liberal Party

Arthur Dion "A.D." Hanna (7 March 1928 – 3 August 2021)[2] was a Bahamian politician. He served as Governor-General of the Bahamas from 2006 to 2011.[3]

In 1984, Hanna resigned as Deputy Prime Minister in protest of Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling.

He retired on 14 April 2011 and was replaced by Sir Arthur Foulkes.

Hanna died in Nassau on 3 August 2021, aged 93.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. E. Dupuch, Jr., Bahamas Handbook and Businessman's Annual, 1992.
  2. Profile of Arthur Dion Hanna
  3. "A. D. Hanna Appointed Governor General". The Bahama Journal. 31 January 2006. Retrieved 24 February 2011.
  4. "A TRUE BAHAMIAN PATRIOT: Former Governor General Arthur Dion Hanna dies age 93". www.tribune242.com.
  5. "REST EASY: Bahamian founding father Arthur Hanna dies at 93". 4 August 2021.