Profession: 21st Prime Minister of Canada
Why Famous: The 21st Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006), he succeeded Jean Chrétien as leader of the Liberal Party.
- 2003-12-12 Paul Martin becomes Prime Minister of Canada after resignation of Jean Chretien
- 2005-08-04 Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th and first black Governor General.
- 2006-01-24 After losing the federal election to Stephen Harper, Paul Martin resigns as leader of the Liberal party