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National Heroes of Saint Lucia

The Society of Honour known as the Order of National Hero was established in February 2000, and provided for in the National Honours and Awards Act.

The Award of National Hero was announced on the occasion of Saint Lucia’s 36th Anniversary of Independence on 22 February 2015.

National Heroes
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Sir John George Melvin COMPTON
Former Premier and Prime Minister
(1925 - 2007)
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Sir George Frederick Lawrence CHARLES
Former Chief Minister
(1916 - 2004)
Selection Criteria
The Honour of National Hero is conferred upon any person who was born in Saint Lucia or who at the time of his or her death was a citizen of Saint Lucia and who has -

(a) given outstanding service to Saint Lucia where that service has altered the course of the history of Saint Lucia

(b) given service to Saint Lucia which has been exemplified by visionary and pioneering leadership, extraordinary achievements or attainment of the highest excellence , and which has redounded to the honour of Saint Lucia; or

(c) through his or her heroic exploits or sacrifices contributed to the improvement of the economic and social conditions of Saint Lucia and Saint Lucians generally.
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