John Turner

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner Full Name: John Turner
Nationality: Canadian

Profession: 17th Prime Minister of Canada
Why Famous: Served as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada from June to September 1984. He held the office of Prime Minister for only 79 days, the second shortest tenure in Canadian history. He dissolved Parliament immediately after being sworn in as Prime Minister, and went on to lose the 1984 election in a landslide.

Born: June 7, 1929 (88 years old)
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England

Married Life

  • 1963-05-11 Prime Minister of Canada John Turner (33) weds Geills McCrae Kilgour (25)

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