John Curtin

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Birthday
8, 1885
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jul 5, 1945 (60)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1885
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jul 5, 1945 (60)

About

Labor politician who was the 14th Prime Minister of Australia during the bulk of World War II from 1941 to 1945.

Before Fame

He was the Secretary of the Timberworkers' Union and actively opposed Australian conscription during World War I.

Trivia

He is regarded as one of his country's greatest prime minister because he successfully prevented an attack from their international neighbor, Japan, during World War II.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Elsie.

Associated With

He worked with President Franklin D. Roosevelt to stop the Japanese during World War II.