Mackenzie Bowell

5th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie Bowell Full Name: Mackenzie Bowell
Nationality: Canadian

Profession: 5th Prime Minister of Canada
Why Famous: Served as the fifth Prime Minister of Canada from December 1894 to April 1896. As the most senior Cabinet minister, he was appointed Prime Minister after the sudden death of John Thompson. He faced the troublesome Manitoba Schools Question, an issue which had divided the country.

Born: December 27, 1823
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rickinghall, England

Died: December 10, 1917 (aged 93)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1847-12-23 Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie Bowell (24) weds Harriet Moore

Historical Events in the Life of Mackenzie Bowell

  • 1894-12-21 Mackenzie Bowell becomes the 5th Prime Minister of Canada

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