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Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling

Biography

Bahamaian Government Officials

Date of Birth (DOB): 3/22/30
Died: 8/26/00
From: Bahamas
Best Known for: The First Prime Minister of the Bahamas.

Bio: Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling guided the nation of the Bahamas from 1967 while it was still a colony of Britain towards independence in 1973 and became the first prime minister serving his country for more than 25 years. Revered by Bahamaians as "The Father of the Bahamas" he was re-elected to office 5 times, and played a significant role in the development of the Bahamas as the Tourism and offshore banking center it is today.

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