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Edward David Burt MP (born c. 1979) is the Premier of Bermuda and leader of the Progressive Labour Party (PLP).[3] Burt is Bermuda's youngest ever premier, having taken office at the age of 38.[4]

Edward David Burt

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13th Premier of Bermuda
Assumed office
19 July 2017
MonarchElizabeth II
GovernorJohn Rankin
Preceded byMichael Dunkley
Personal details
Bornc. 1979[1]
Political partyProgressive Labour Party
Alma materThe George Washington University[2]

Personal lifeEdit

His mother, Merlin, is from Jamaica, while his father, Gerald, is Bermudian.[5]

Burt attended the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., double majoring in finance and information systems and attaining a master's degree in information systems development.[2] During his time at GW, he served as president of the George Washington University Student Association.[2]


  1. ^ "38-y-o David Burt sworn in as Bermuda's new premier". The Jamaica Observer. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Harris, Cayla (21 July 2017). "GW Hatchet - Alumnus Sworn in as Youngest Premier of Bermuda". Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  3. ^ "The Hon E. David Burt, JP, MP". Bermuda Parliament. Archived from the original on 26 August 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  4. ^ Lagan, Sarah (20 July 2017). "Burt Pledges to Govern for All Bermuda". Royal Gazette. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  5. ^ "New Bermuda Premier A "Miracle Baby". The Gleaner. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.

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