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Cuthbert Sebastian

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Sir Cuthbert Sebastian

Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis
In office
1 January 1996 – 1 January 2013
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterDenzil Douglas
Preceded byClement Arrindell
Succeeded byEdmund Lawrence
Personal details
Born(1921-10-22)22 October 1921
Miami, Florida, United States
Died25 March 2017(2017-03-25) (aged 95)
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Alma materMount Allison University
Dalhousie University

Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian, GCMG, OBE (22 October 1921 – 25 March 2017) was the former Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis.[1] He was appointed Governor-General in 1995 and was sworn in on 1 January 1996. While in office, he was the world's oldest de facto head of state.

His retirement was announced on 25 December 2012. He left office on 1 January 2013.

Sebastian died on 25 March 2017 in Basseterre from complications of pneumonia at the age of 95.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Political Structure". Archived from the original on 2012-10-08. Retrieved 2014-01-11.
  2. Dixon, Loshaun (26 March 2017). "Federation mourns death of another former Head of State".