Pierre Trudeau

Politician

Birthday October 18, 1919

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Montreal, Canada

DEATH DATE Sep 28, 2000 (80)

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About

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.

Before Fame

He joined the Canadian Army during WWII, after earning a law degree from the Universite de Montreal.

Trivia

He held his firs major political office as a Member of the Canadian Parliament in 1965.

Family Life

He had a 13-year marriage to Margaret Trudeau that ended in 1984; the couple had three children: Justin, Alexandre, and Michel.

Associated With

He ended his long run as Canada's Prime Minister 9 years before Kim Campbell would win the position.