Who was Canadian prime minister in 1960?

Who was the prime minister of Canada in the 1960s?

Pierre Trudeau

The Right Honourable Pierre Trudeau PC CC CH QC FRSC
In office April 4, 1967 – July 5, 1968
Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson
Preceded by Louis Cardin
Succeeded by John Turner

Who was Canadian prime minister in 1966?

Lester B. Pearson

The Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson PC OM CC OBE
Governor General Georges Vanier Roland Michener
Preceded by John Diefenbaker
Succeeded by Pierre Trudeau
Leader of the Liberal Party

Why was Lyon Mackenzie King important?

He is best known for his leadership of Canada throughout the Second World War (1939–1945) when he mobilized Canadian money, supplies and volunteers to support Britain while boosting the economy and maintaining morale on the home front.

Who was in power in Canada in 1962?

1962 Canadian federal election

Leader John Diefenbaker Lester B. Pearson
Party Progressive Conservative Liberal
Leader since December 14, 1956 January 16, 1958
Leader’s seat Prince Albert Algoma East
Last election 208 seats, 53.66% 48 seats, 33.40%

When was Diefenbaker prime minister of Canada?

John George Diefenbaker PC CH QC FRSC FRSA (/ˈdiːfənˌbeɪkər/; September 18, 1895 – August 16, 1979) was a Canadian politician who served as the 13th prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.

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How many years was Justin Trudeau prime minister?

Table of prime ministers

Prime Minister Total time in office
9 Louis St. Laurent 8 years, 218 days
10 Justin Trudeau (incumbent) 6 years, 14 days (As of November 18, 2021)
11 John Diefenbaker 5 years, 305 days
12 R. B. Bennett 5 years, 77 days

Who was prime minister in the 60s?

Harold Wilson

The Right Honourable The Lord Wilson of Rievaulx KG OBE PC FRS FSS
Succeeded by Edward Heath
In office 14 February 1963 – 16 October 1964
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Harold Macmillan Alec Douglas-Home

Who was prime minister in 2007 Canada?

Stephen Joseph Harper PC CC (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian politician who served as the 22nd prime minister of Canada from 2006 to 2015.

Who was the first female prime minister of Canada?

Avril Phaedra Douglas “Kim” Campbell PC CC OBC QC (born March 10, 1947) is a Canadian politician, diplomat, lawyer and writer who served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada from June 25 to November 4, 1993. Campbell is the first and only female Prime Minister of Canada.

Who is the greatest prime minister of Canada?

William Lyon Mackenzie King (photo) is the highest rated prime Minister based on three aggregate results from Maclean’s, and is also Canada’s longest serving prime minister.