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Wycliffe Smith

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Wycliffe Smith
6th Prime Minister of Sint Maarten
In office
10 October 2019 – 19 November 2019
GovernorEugene Holiday
Preceded byLeona Marlin-Romeo
Succeeded bySilveria Jacobs
Lieutenant Governor of Saba
In office
1 November 1983[1] – 1989
Preceded byRaphael Sorton (acting)
Succeeded bySydney Sorton
Personal details
Born (1948-12-18) 18 December 1948 (age 72)
Political partySint Maarten Christian Party
ResidenceEbenezer Estate, Sint Maarten
Alma materColumbia University

Wycliffe Sylvester Smith (born 18 December 1948)[2] is a Sint Maarten politician, former pastor and poet. Smith briefly served as Prime Minister of Sint Maarten in 2019.[3] From 1983 to 1989 he was the Lieutenant Governor of Saba.[4][5][6]


  • 1976 – A Voice from W-indward (poems)
  • 1982 – Winds above the hills:a collection of poems from St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles (poems)
  • 1981 – Windward Island verse: a survey of poetry in the Dutch Windward Islands


  1. ^ "Sorton waarnemend gezaghebber Saba af". Amigoe (in Dutch). 10 September 1983. p. 2.
  2. ^ "Articles of Association Sint Maarten Christian Party" (PDF) (in Dutch). Electoral Council of Sint Maarten. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Smith appointed Prime Minister". The Daily Herald. 11 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Christian Party leader Wycliffe Smith aims for at least two seats "We support equal social treatment"". Today. 7 September 2016.
  5. ^ "UPDATE: Governor Holiday swears in 'Easter Monday' Parliament". The Daily Herald. 2 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin leads new Government". Soualiga Newsday. 25 June 2018.

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