Bob Hawke

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Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 16, 2019 (89)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 16, 2019 (89)

About

Former Leader of the Labor Party who served as the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991. He was the Labor Party's longest-serving Prime Minister and he enacted many social reform in Australia while he was in office.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in Law and Economics from the University of Western Australia before studying at the University of Oxford.

Trivia

He held his first major office as a Member of the Australian Parliament for Wills from 1980 to 1992.

Family Life

He married Blanche d'Alpuget in 1995 after a 39-year marriage to Hazel Masterson, which ended the same year. He and Hazel had four children together although one died in early infancy.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Paul Keating as Prime Minister of Australia in 1991.