Barbados National Heroes

Meet the outstanding Barbadians who are recognized as our National Heroes.
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Dr Charles Duncan O'Neal $1 - Barbados Stamps

Dr Charles Duncan O'Neal $1 - Barbados Stamps

The Rt Excellent Samuel Jackman Prescod was the first non-white to sit in the House of Assembly.

The Rt Excellent Samuel Jackman Prescod was the first non-white to sit in the House of Assembly.

The Rt. Excellent Errol Walton Barrow was the first Prime Minister of Barbados and was influential on the social transformation of the island.

The Rt. Excellent Errol Walton Barrow was the first Prime Minister of Barbados and was influential on the social transformation of the island.

The Rt. Excellent Sir Hugh Springer is recognized as a National Hero for his contribution to the trade union movement and dedication to public service.

The Rt. Excellent Sir Hugh Springer is recognized as a National Hero for his contribution to the trade union movement and dedication to public service.

National Hero The Right Excellent Sir Frank Walcott will be among those Barbadians honoured by labour stakeholders for their contribution to Barbados' development. (FP)

National Hero The Right Excellent Sir Frank Walcott will be among those Barbadians honoured by labour stakeholders for their contribution to Barbados' development. (FP)

Barbados' only heroine, The Right Excellent Sarah Ann Gill stood up against the planters who succeeded in ousting the Methodist missionaries from Barbados. In response, she opened her home as a church and kept the faith going despite facing abuse

Barbados' only heroine, The Right Excellent Sarah Ann Gill stood up against the planters who succeeded in ousting the Methodist missionaries from Barbados. In response, she opened her home as a church and kept the faith going despite facing abuse

The Rt. Excellent Clement Payne was  an advocate of social justice.

The Rt. Excellent Clement Payne was an advocate of social justice.

One of Barbados' ten national heroes Sir Grantley Adams was a great social reformer who fought tirelessly for the rights of Barbadians, especially the under-privileged.

One of Barbados' ten national heroes Sir Grantley Adams was a great social reformer who fought tirelessly for the rights of Barbadians, especially the under-privileged.

The Emancipation Statue, commonly referred to by many Barbadians as "Bussa", a leader of the 1816 Slave Rebellion in Barbados and National Hero of #Barbados.

The Emancipation Statue, commonly referred to by many Barbadians as "Bussa", a leader of the 1816 Slave Rebellion in Barbados and National Hero of #Barbados.

Sir Garfield Sobers - Born in Barbados in July 1936, this former cricketer played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered one of cricket's greatest all-rounders.

Sir Garfield Sobers - Born in Barbados in July 1936, this former cricketer played for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974, and is widely considered one of cricket's greatest all-rounders.


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