Helen Clark

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Birthday
26, 1950
Birthplace
Hamilton, New Zealand
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Hamilton, New Zealand

About

Politician and international leader known for her time as Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving three terms from 1999-2008. She then became Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Aukland and first became a member of New Zealand's parliament in 1981.

Trivia

She's the first woman to become New Zealand's prime minister by general election and also the first woman to head the UNDP. An online poll in 2009 she was voted Greatest Living New Zealander.

Family Life

She was born to George Clark and Margaret McMurray. She married Peter Davis in 1981.

Associated With

In April 2016, she announced her candidacy to replace Ban Ki-Moon at the end of his UN Secretary-Generalship in December 2016.