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Central America and the Caribbean Grand Turk 47,754 inhabitants 948 sq km 50.37 inhabitants/sq km the US dollar is used overseas territory of the United Kingdom population evolution

Famous people from Turks and Caicos Islands

Here is a list of famous people from Turks and Caicos Islands. Curious if anybody from Turks and Caicos Islands made it our most famous people in the world list? Read the aformentioned article in order to find out.

Gavin Glinton

Soccer

Gavin Glinton is a Turks and Caicos Islands footballer who last played for Nam Dinh FC in the V-League.

Gregory Watts

Football player

Gregory Watts is a former footballer from the Turks and Caicos Islands. He played as a defender. In 2000, he won two caps for the Turks and Caicos Islands national football team.

James Alexander George Smith McCartney

Politician

James Alexander George Smith McCartney also known as J. A. G. S. McCartney or "Jags" McCartney was a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands. He was the island territory's first Chief Minister and held that position from August 1976 until 9 May 1980, when he died in a plane crash over New Jersey. McCartney was born in Grand Turk to an accomplished Jamaican barrister, Harvey O. B. Fernandez McCartney and a Sunday school pianist, Sally McCartney, née Taylor of the Turks and Caicos. He was named after a prominent Jamaican barrister and distinguished legislator, James Alexander George Smith. J.A.G.S. McCartney was the first leader and founder of the People's Democratic Movement, a grassroots organization established to address the many social and economic ills that had been pervasive throughout the Turks and Caicos Islands. A central goal of his was the attainment of self-determination for the people of the Turks and Caicos Islands. McCartney had particularly sought to mobilize the youth in the political process. A charismatic, dynamic and visionary figure, McCartney was determined to usher in a new Constitution that would foster and safeguard the rights of all Turks and Caicos Islanders, create new opportunities for citizens and advance the Country. Assuming office at age 31, McCartney remains one of the world's youngest democratically elected leaders in history.

Billy Forbes

Footballer

Billy Forbes is a Turks and Caicos Islands international footballer who plays college soccer for Western Texas College and club football for the Mississippi Brilla, as a striker.

Christopher Bryan

Football player

Christopher Bryan is a former association football player from the Turks and Caicos Islands. Between 1999 and 2006, he won six caps and scored two goals for his country. He was the first player from the Islands to score in an international fixture. After retiring from football in 2006, he became the President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association.

Kevin Speer

Soccer Defender

Kevin Speer is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Lewis St. George Stubbs

Deceased Person

Lewis St. George Stubbs was a prominent judge and politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1936 to 1949 as an Independent, and was known for promoting left-wing and socially progressive causes.

James Rene

Soccer Midfielder

James Rene is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Woody Gibson

Footballer

Woody Gibson is a Turks and Caicos Islander footballer who plays for AFC Academy and the Turks and Caicos Islands national team.

Paul Collis

Soccer Midfielder

Paul Colus is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Jack McKnight

Soccer Forward

Jack McKnight is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Maxime Fleuriot

Football player

Maxime Fleuriot is a former association football player from the Turks and Caicos Islands. He played as a striker. Fleuriot represented his country on three occasions, and is one of only four players ever to have scored for the Turks and Caicos Islands national football team.

Luis Turbyfield

Soccer Forward

Luis Turbyfield is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Phillip Shearer

Soccer Forward

Phillip Shearer is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Raymondson Azemard

Soccer Goalkeeper

Raymondson Azemard is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Derek Hugh Taylor

Politician

Derek Hugh Taylor was Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands from 31 January 1995 to 15 August 2003. He is the former leader of the People's Democratic Movement party. He was re-elected to the Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly as an at-large member in the 2012 elections.

Marc Fenellus

Soccer Defender

Marc Fenellus is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Lagneau Brumvert

Soccer Midfielder

Lagneau Brumvert is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Lenford Singh

Soccer Midfielder

Lenford Singh is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

George Brough

Soccer Midfielder

George Brough is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Ian Jones

Soccer Goalkeeper

Ian Jones is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Peter Glinton

Soccer Midfielder

Peter Glinton is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Spentz Francois

Soccer Midfielder

Spentz Francois is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

James Hamilton

Soccer Defender

James Hamilton is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Events Jean

Soccer Midfielder

Events Jean is a Turks and Caicos Islands soccer player.

Johnnie Simon

Professional American Football Player

Johnnie Simon is an American Football linebacker for the Western Michigan Broncos.