David A. Granger

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David A. Granger
9th President of Guyana
In office
16 May 2015 – 2 August 2020
Prime MinisterMoses Nagamootoo
Vice PresidentMoses Nagamootoo
Carl Barrington Greenidge
Khemraj Ramjattan
Sydney Allicock
Preceded byDonald Ramotar
Succeeded byIrfaan Ali
Personal details
David Arthur Granger

(1945-07-15) 15 July 1945 (age 78)
Georgetown, British Guiana
Political partyPeople's National Congress
Other political
A Partnership for National Unity
Military service
Allegiance Guyana
Years of service1967–1992

Brigadier David Arthur Granger (born 15 July 1945) is a Guyanese politician and retired military officer. He was President of Guyana from 2015 to 2020. He was Commander of the Guyana Defence Force and National Security Adviser from 1990 to 1992. He was Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Guyana from 2012 to 2015.

In November 2018, Granger was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.[1]

In 2020, he lost his re-election bid to Irfaan Ali.

References[change | change source]

  1. "President Granger diagnosed with cancer". StabroekNews. Retrieved November 19, 2018.