Liberal Canadian politician who was the Prime Minister of Canada from 1969 to 1984. He dominated the Canadian political scenes for decades and was best known for establishing the Charter of Rights and Freedoms within Canada's constitution.
He joined the Canadian Army during WWII, after earning a law degree from the Universite de Montreal.
He held his firs major political office as a Member of the Canadian Parliament in 1965.
He ended his long run as Canada's Prime Minister 9 years before Kim Campbell would win the position.