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Trudeau, [Joseph Philippe] Pierre [Ives] Elliott

Born: 1919 AD
Died: 2000 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Prime Ministers

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