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Maurice Bishop
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Maurice Bishop speaks: the Grenada Revolution, 1979-83 (1983 edition), Pathfinder Pr
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Born: May 29, 1944

Died: October 19, 1983 (aged 39)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

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.

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