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Robert Menzies

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies

Profession: 12th Australian Prime Minister


Biography: The 12th Prime Minister of Australia, he served over 18 collective years, and is Australia's longest-serving prime minister.

Born: December 20, 1894
Birthplace: Jeparit, Victoria, Australia

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: May 15, 1978 (aged 83)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1920-09-27 Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies (25) weds Pattie Maie Leckie (21) at Kew Presbyterian Church in Melbourne, Australia

Historical Events

  • 1945-08-31 The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies

Biographies and Sources

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