Joshua Hassan

Joshua Hassan

Sir Joshua Abraham Hassan, GBE, KCMG, LVO, GMH, QC (21 August 1915 – 1 July 1997), nicknamed "Salvador" (English: Saviour), was a Gibraltarian politician, and first Mayor and Chief Minister of Gibraltar, serving four terms as Chief Minister for a total of 17 years. He is seen as the key figure in the civil rights movement in Gibraltar, and played a key role in the creation of the territory's institutions of self-government.

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