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Trudeau, [Joseph Philippe] Pierre [Ives] Elliott

Born: 1919 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Prime Ministers

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Canadian lawyer and Liberal politician

 

Canadian attorney general and justice minister 1967-1968

 

leader of Liberal Party 1968-1984

 

prime minister of Canada 1968-1979, 1980-1984

 

declared state of emergency 1970 in response to October Crisis

 

established diplomatic relations with China 1970

 

secured passage of constitutional reforms (passed by House of Commons 1981) resulting in Canada's legislative independence from British Parliament 1982


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