Edmund Barton

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Birthday
18, 1849
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Jan 7, 1920 (70)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1849
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Jan 7, 1920 (70)

About

19th century political figure who served as the 1st Prime Minister of Australia from 1901 to 1903. He also represented Hunter in Australian Parliament and was the Minister for External Affairs.

Before Fame

He earned the University Medal at the University of Sydney and founded the Sydney Rowing Club.

Trivia

He served as a justice of the High Court for the final 17 years of his life.

Family Life

He had four sons and two daughters with wife Mason Neagle.

Associated With

His life inspired the accomplishments of Julia Gilard, who became Prime Minister of Australia in 2010.