John Turner

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner

Profession: 17th Prime Minister of Canada

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

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
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Age: 89 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

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

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