Maurice Bishop Quotes (1 quote)
A Selection from the Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (B. Tauchnitz, 1872), p. 227, "Sonnets from the Portuguese"
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.”
to Edwin L James of the New York Times (1928)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMaurice Bishop
Born: May 29, 1944
Died: October 19, 1983 (aged 39)
Bio: Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian politician and revolutionary who seized power in a coup in 1979 from Eric Gairy and served as Prime Minister of the People's Revolutionary Government of Grenada until 1983, when he was overthrown in another coup by Bernard Coard, a member of his own government, and executed.