Jules Sedney

Jules Sedney (28 September 1922  18 June 2020) was a Surinamese politician, and Prime Minister of Suriname from 20 November 1969 to 24 December 1973. In 1980, he became governor of the Central Bank of Suriname,[1] but had to flee the country in 1983[2] after a dispute with Dési Bouterse.[3] Sedney returned to Suriname in 1989.[4]

Jules Sedney
Prime Minister of Suriname
In office
20 November 1969  24 December 1973
MonarchQueen Juliana
GovernorJohan Ferrier
Preceded byArthur May
Succeeded byHenck Arron
Minister of Finance
In office
25 June 1958  30 June 1963
MonarchQueen Juliana
Prime MinisterSeverinus Desiré Emanuels
Preceded byWillem Smit
Succeeded byJohan Adolf Pengel
3rd Governor of the Central Bank of Suriname
In office
December 1980  January 1983
Preceded byVictor Max de Miranda
Succeeded byHenk Goedschalk
Personal details
Born(1922-09-28)28 September 1922
Paramaribo, Colony of Suriname
Died18 June 2020(2020-06-18) (aged 97)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Political partyProgressive National Party (PNP)

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