Today we have seven national heroes of Jamaica because of the significant contributions they made during their lifetime.
We are even now thinking of honouring a few more Jamaicans that have served this country well.
I am very proud to be Jamaican because of some of the things I have learnt about my ancestors and those that were able to be called a Jamaica National Hero.
Therefore, I am more than excited to share with you some of the information I have gathered, and learned about the island's seven(7) national heroes.
Well we often say its six national heroes and one national heroine.
Whichever way, it totals to seven!
This list is by no means in any particular order. It is just here to make your browsing efforts a bit easier in finding the information on the particular hero you are looking to learn more about.
2. George William Gordon
3. Nanny of the Maroons
4. Marcus Mosiah Garvey
5. Sir Alexander Bustamante
6. Samuel Sharpe
7. Norman Washington Manley
Norman Washington Manley was born at Roxborough, Manchester, on July 4, 1893. He was a brilliant scholar and athlete, a soldier in the World War I and a lawyer. He identified himself with the cause of the workers at the time of the labour troubles of 1938 and donated time and advocacy to the cause. Read more here...
These seven national heroes of Jamaica contributed so much during their lifetime and so it was rightly due to them to be recognized as Jamaica National Heroes.
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