Eric Williams (Williams Eric)( Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.)
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Biography Eric Williams (Williams Eric)
Born September 25, 1911 in Port of Spain (Trinidad). He studied at the Royal College in Trinidad, the University of Oxford, in 1938 received a doctorate.
In 1939 Williams was appointed Assistant Professor Howard University. Won Rozenvaldskogo Society, visited the Caribbean, and in 1942 published a Negro in the Antilles (The Negro in the Caribbean), which defended the idea of independence of the West Indies.
In 1956 Williams founded the massive People's National Movement (PNM - PNM) and spoke to the general public in Woodford Park - the town square Port-of-Spain. This initiative was named 'University of Woodford Square'. Asceticism Williams led to victory for NMD in the general election 1961. Williams became the chief minister of the colony, and then after independence, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in August 1962
. After independence, dealing with regional cooperation and contributed to the founding of the Caribbean Development Bank, . establishing a free trade area (1967) and the Caribbean Common Market (1973), . concluded a treaty of friendship and cooperation with Cuba,
. Williams died in a suburb of Port-of-Spain March 29, 1981.