Recipients of the Honorary Freedom of the City of Port-Louis 1962-2000

22 December 1962
  • Boys Scouts Association - (Mtius Branch)
25 August 1966
  • Sir John Shaw Rennie K.C.M.G., O.B.E, Governor of Mauritius

30 August 1968
  • Mr Jules Koenig, Q.C. (posthumously)
5 August 1969
  • Dr the Hon. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Kt., Prime Minister

25 August 1969
  • His Lordship Mgr Jean Margeot, Bishop of Port Louis

4 June 1970
  • Her Excellency Shrimati Indira Gandhi , Prime Minister of India

12 May 1972
  • His Excellency Monsieur Yvon Bourges, French Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

25 August 1972
  • The Hon. Sir Abdul Razak Mohamed Kt, M.L.A.
1 May 1973
  • H.E. Monsieur Leopold Sedar Senghor, President of the Republic of Senegal

9 May 1973

H.E. Monsieur Albert Bernard Bongo , President of the Republic of Gabon

20 August 1973
  • Mrs Frederic Deniali
11 March 1974 The Arya Sabha Mauritius
19 December 1979

Somdath Bhuckory, O.B.E, Barrister-at-law, Town Clerk of the Municipality of Port Louis 1960 – 1980

5 April 1980

Me André Damien , Président de la Conférence des Baronniers, Maire de Versaille et professeur à l’institut des études judiciaires de Nantenne, France

5 April 1980

M. Jean Paul Virapoulle, Maire de St André, Réunion

27 August 1980

H.E. Mr Yi Peng Fei, Vice Premier of the State Council of the People of the Republic of China

2 March 1983

Mr Mohammad Mohammad Ahwaidy Zahra, Secretary of the People’s Committee of the Municipality of Tripoli Socialist People Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

29 July 1985

The Right Hon. Alderman Sir Alan Traill, G.B.E., M.A., D. Mus. (Hon.), The Lord Mayor of the City of London

3 October 1985

Professor Hassan Raffa, M.D. (Switzerland), D.Sc. (h.c.) (Mtius), F.R.C.S (Glasgow), F.C.C.P. (U.S.A.), Head of Cardiac Surgery and Director of the Saudi Heart Centre, Jeddah, K.S.A.

29 September 1986

Nelson Mandela, Leader of the African National Congress

29 September 1986

Solidarité Fraternelle Mauricienne
M. Edwin de Robillard, Fondateur de la Solidarité Fraternelle Mauricienne

8 February 1988

M. Roland Adrien Robert, Maire de la Commune de La Possession, Ile de la Réunion

19 September 1990 Sir André Raffray, Kt., Q.C
12 June 1991

Shri Rajiv Gandhi (Posthumously) , Former Prime Minister of the Republic of India

30 August 1991

H.E. Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo, Governor General and Commander in Chief of Mauritius

5 November 1997 Mother Teresa (Posthumously)
13 March 1998

Mr. Artur Hussene Canana, Mayor of Maputo

8 October 1998

Mr. Mamadou Diop, Mayor of Dakar (Capital of Senegal)

8 October 1998

Mr. José Toribio, Mayor of Lamentin (Guadeloupe)

8 October 1998

Mr. Doudou Diene, Director of Inter-Cultural Projects Division at UNESCO

16 April 1999

Mr. Réginald Topize (also known as Kaya) (Posthumously)

Mr. Dazzi Rama (also known as Pandit Sahadeo) (Posthumously)

13 October 1999

M. René Couanau, Maire de St. Malo and Député d’Ille et Vilaine

Recipients after 2000