Jules Sedney

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Jules Sedney
Jules Sedney (1973).jpg
Prime Minister of Suriname
In office
20 November 1969 – 24 December 1973
MonarchQueen Juliana
GovernorJohan Ferrier
Preceded byArthur May
Succeeded byHenck Arron
Personal details
Born(1922-09-28)28 September 1922
Paramaribo, Suriname
Died18 June 2020(2020-06-18) (aged 97)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Political partyProgressive National Party (PNP)

Jules Sedney (28 September 1922 – 18 June 2020) was a Surinamese politician. He was the Prime Minister of Suriname from 20 November 1969 to 24 December 1973. In 1980, he became governor of the Central Bank of Suriname. He left the country in exile in 1983. Sedney returned to Suriname in 1989.

Sedney led a multi-ethnic government that Sedney believed had the checks and balances necessary for the growth of the Suriname economy.[1]

Sedney died on 18 June 2020, aged 97.[2] He had been hospitalized just prior to his death.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Suriname, US Dept of Defence Self Study Guide, accessed 6 October 2010
  2. Suriname (19 June 2020). "Voormalig premier van Suriname Jules Sedney overleden". Waterkant (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  3. "Oud-premier Jules Sedney overleden". De Ware Tijd (in Dutch). 18 June 2020. Retrieved 19 June 2020.