Michael Norman Manley (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) was the fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica (1972–1980, 1989–1992). A multi-racial Jamaican from a prosperous background, Manley was a democratic socialist.

The second son of Jamaica's Premier Norman Washington Manley and Jamaican artist Edna Manley, Michael Manley was a charismatic figure who became the leader of the Jamaican People's National Party a few months before his father's death in 1969.


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You know people exaggerate that all is wild in Jamaica. I think that sometimes people fire a shot to try to make you nervous. They are not trying to hurt you.
Michael Manley (b. 1924), Jamaican politician, prime minister. Daily Telegraph (London, Feb. 8, 1989).

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