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NapoleonJan 9, 1799

Robert PeelJun 29, 1850

John A. MacdonaldJul 1, 1867

Alexander MackenzieNov 7, 1873

John AbbottJun 16, 1891

John ThompsonDec 5, 1892

Mackenzie BowellDec 21, 1894

Charles TupperMay 1, 1896

Wilfrid LaurierJul 11, 1896

Nicolas IIMay 2, 1906

Robert BordenOct 10, 1911

Mackenzie KingDec 29, 1921

Arthur MeighenJun 29, 1926

Richard Bedford BennettAug 7, 1930

Neville ChamberlainMay 28, 1937

Winston ChurchillMay 10, 1940

HitlerJul 22, 1940

Franklin RooseveltAug 14, 1941

Louis St. LaurentNov 15, 1948

David Ben-GurionNov 12, 1953

Georges PompidouApr 14, 1962

Lester B. PearsonApr 22, 1963

Jomo KenyattaMay 27, 1963

Pierre TrudeauApr 20, 1968

Menachem BeginMay 18, 1977

Margaret ThatcherMay 4, 1979

Joe ClarkJun 4, 1979

Hulk HoganFeb 5, 1988

Benazir BhuttoDec 1, 1988

George BushJan 8, 1992

Kim CampbellJun 25, 1993

Jean ChretienNov 4, 1993

Yasser ArafatOct 23, 1998

Boris YeltsinAug 9, 1999

Paul MartinDec 12, 2003

Stephen HarperNov 27, 2006

Gordon BrownJun 27, 2007

Justin TrudeauApr 14, 2013

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Prime - Historical Events
Date Event
1721-04-03

Robert Walpole becomes Britain's 1st Lord of the Treasury - effective Prime Minister, although that term was never officially used (indeed, it was considered an insult) until much later.

1730-05-15

Robert Walpole becomes effectively Britain's 1st prime minister (was: chief min)

1739-10-23

War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.

1782-03-27

Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1783-12-07

William Pitt Jr (24) becomes the youngest ever British Prime Minister

1799-01-09

British Prime Minister William Pitt introduces income tax to raise funds for the war against Napoleon.

1812-05-11

British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons, London. Ironically, descendants of both were later elected to Parliament at the same time.

1815-07-09

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince de Benevente becomes Prime Minister of France.

1830-11-22

Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1840-03-01

Adolphe Thiers becomes prime minister of France.

1848-03-11

Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.

1850-06-29

British ex-Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel falls off his horse; de died three days later

1852-11-04

Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.

1862-06-20

Barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated.

1867-07-01

The Dominion of Canada is formed, comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Quebec, with John A. Macdonald serving as the first Prime Minister

1870-07-02

Jules Joseph d'Anethan is elected the tenth Prime Minister of Belgium.

1873-11-05

Due to the fallout from the Pacific Scandal, John A. Macdonald resigns as Prime Minister of Canada

1873-11-07

Alexander Mackenzie becomes the second Prime Minister of Canada, succeeding John A. Macdonald

1874-06-29

Greek politician Charilaos Trikoupis publishes a manifesto in the Athens daily Kairoi entitled "Who's to Blame?" in which he lays out his complaints against King George. He is elected Prime Minister of Greece the next year.

1878-10-17

After serving as the opposition for five years, John A. Macdonald is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada

1885-12-22

Itō Hirobumi, a samurai, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan.

1886-04-08

First Home Rule Bill for Ireland presented by Gladstone, the Liberal Prime Minister of Britain, to the House of Commons

1891-06-16

John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister.

1892-12-05

Sir John Thompson becomes the fourth Prime Minister of Canada.

1893-08-10

Rudolf Diesel's prime model internal combustion engine, a single 10-foot iron cylinder with a flywheel at its base, ran on its own power for the first time in Augsburg, Germany

1894-12-21

Mackenzie Bowell becomes the 5th Prime Minister of Canada

1896-05-01

Seven days after parliament was dissolved, Charles Tupper is sworn in as the 6th Prime Minister of Canada

1896-07-08

Charles Tupper resigns as Prime Minister of Canada after losing the June 23rd election, his 69-day term the shortest in Canadian history

1896-07-11

Wilfrid Laurier sworn in as the 7th Prime Minister of Canada

1898-01-12

Itō Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan.

1900-03-11

British Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury rejects peace overtures from the Boer leader Paul Kruger (on 5 March) as demanding too-favourable terms

1901-03-29

Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first election of its parliament

1902-07-12

Arthur Balfour succeeds Lord Salisbury, who retired as Prime Minister on 11 July

1904-08-17

George H Reid succeeds John Watson as Prime Minister of Australia

1904-08-18

Chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid.

1905-06-30

Conservative Australian Prime Minister George H. Reid is forced to resign and Alfred Deakin returns to power on July 5

1905-07-06

Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.

1905-07-29

US Secretary of State W.H Taft makes secret agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura agreeing to let Japan have free rein in Korea in return for Japan's non-interference with the US in the Philippines

1906-05-02

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dismisses his moderate Prime Minister Witte and appoints Ivan Goremykin, a conservative bureaucrat

1906-11-22

Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership

1907-12-15

In Persia, the Shah leads a coup de'etat against the liberal Prime Minister Nasir ul-Mulk and imprisons him, but a popular uprising forces the Shah to restore Nasir ul-Mulk soon after

1908-11-12

Andrew Fisher assumes the position of prime minister for what turns out to be a short-lived second Labour government, Australia

1909-06-02

Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.

1909-10-26

Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, and former Japanese Prime Minister, shot and killed by Korean nationalist in Harbin, China

1911-09-14

Russian Prime Minister Peter Stolypin is assassinated in Kiev; his regime has been characterized by harsh measures to control dissidents

1911-09-21

Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier loses the election to Robert Bordon of the Conservative Party

1911-10-10

Robert Borden becomes the 8th Prime Minister of Canada

1914-09-17

Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.

1915-10-27

Andrew Fisher is replaced as Labour Prime Minister by William 'Billy' Hughes, who will advocate a more active role for Australians in the war

1916-11-13

Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.

1917-07-21

Russian Revolution: Socialist Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian Prime Minister

1921-06-20

At the Imperial Conference in London, V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, the Indian representative, puts forward a case for the granting of full citizenship rights to Indians in South Africa and other British colonies; the South African Prime Minister, General J.C. Smuts, opposes Sastris resolution, claiming that he cannot grant the franchise to Indians while withholding it from Blacks

1921-10-19

Portuguese Prime Minister António Granjo and other politicians are murdered in a Lisbon coup.

1921-11-04

Japanese Prime Minister Hara Takashi is assassinated in Tokyo.

1921-12-29

Mackenzie King elected and sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister of Canada

1926-06-29

Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.

1926-09-25

Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada

1930-08-07

Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King loses the election to Richard Bedford Bennett of the Conservative Party

1932-05-15

The 15th May Incident: in an attempted coup d'état, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is killed.

1935-10-23

Mackenzie King is elected as Prime Minister of Canada for the third time

1936-01-24

Albert Sarraut becomes Prime Minister of France

1936-03-11

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin pardons five convicted Irish militants who promise to join growing conflict with Germany.

1937-05-28

Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1939-09-05

New Zealand Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage declares New Zealand's support for Britain in the war with Germany; Savage famously told the nation 'where she goes, we go. Where she stands,we stand'

1940-04-19

Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege

1940-05-10

Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British Prime Minister

1940-07-22

Dutch prime minister De Geer meets Hitler seeking peace talks

1941-08-14

US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issue the joint declaration that later becomes known as the Atlantic Charter

1944-10-09

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Russia for talks with Stalin

1944-10-19

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

1945-07-26

After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes British Prime Minister

1945-07-26

Winston Churchill resigns as Britain's Prime Minister after election defeat

1947-07-10

Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee.

1947-07-19

Prime Minister of shadow Burma government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members assassinated by armed paramilitaries

1948-02-05

"Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time

1948-07-30

Professional wrestling premieres on prime-time network TV (DuMont)

1948-11-15

Mackenzie King retires after spending 22 years as the Prime Minister of Canada

1948-11-15

Louis St. Laurent is sworn in as the 12th Prime Minister of Canada

1950-02-16

Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS

1950-07-02

Henri Queuille is elected the seventh Prime Minister of the Fourth French Republic.

1951-10-16

The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.

1951-10-26

Winston Churchill re-elected British Prime Minister

1952-01-30

Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 & 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #

1953-08-19

The democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh is overthrown in a coup orchestrated by the United Kingdom (under the name 'Operation Boot') and the United States (under the name TPAJAX Project)

1953-10-09

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution

1953-11-12

David Ben-Gurion, resigns as Prime Minister of Israel

1956-01-31

Guy Mollet becomes Prime Minister of France.

1956-04-05

In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.

1956-08-17

One of the largest demonstrations in South Africa's history, 20,000 women marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings to present petition against carrying of passes by women to the Prime Minister

1957-02-27

Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)

1957-05-04

Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show

1957-06-21

Louis St. Laurent resigns as Prime Minister of Canada, ending the longest uninterrupted run at the federal level in Canadian history

1957-10-12

Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson wins Nobel Peace Prize

1957-12-16

Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

1960-09-30

Flintstones premieres (1st prime time animation show)

1961-01-31

David Ben-Gurion resigns as Prime Minister of Israel

1962-04-14

Georges Pompidou becomes Prime Minister of France after the resignation of Michel Debré

1963-04-22

Lester B. Pearson is sworn in as the 14th Prime Minister of Canada

1963-05-27

Jomo Kenyatta elected 1st Prime Minister of Kenya

1963-06-01

Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st Prime Minister of Kenya

1963-06-15

Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion resigns

1963-06-16

Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli Prime Minister

1964-07-10

Moïse-Kapenda Tshombé, leader of the Confederation of Tribal Associations of Katanga, becomes the Prime Minister of the Congo

1966-01-08

Georges Pompidou re-appointed French Prime Minister and forms new government

1966-01-19

Indira Gandhi elected India's 3rd prime minister

1967-12-17

Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia, vanishes in mysterious circumstances while swimming near Melbourne.

1967-12-19

Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.

1968-01-08

Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, travelles to Dublin to meet with Jack Lynch, Irish Prime Minister, to continue discussions on matters of joint interest to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

1968-01-16

Jay Allen's "Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," premieres in NYC

1968-01-19

Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, calls for "a new endeavour by organisations in Northern Ireland to cross denominational barriers and advance the cause of better community relations"

1968-04-20

Pierre Trudeau sworn in as Canada's 15th Prime Minister

1968-05-20

Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, is showered with eggs, flour and stones after a meeting of the Woodvale Unionist Association, a loyalist vigilante group

1968-10-30

Jack Lynch, Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach), meets with Harold Wilson, then British Prime Minister, in London, calling for the ending of partition as a means to resolve the unrest in Northern Ireland

1968-11-04

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill meets British Prime Minister Harold Wilson for talks about the situation in Northern Ireland; Wilson states that there will be no change in the constitutional position of Northern Ireland without the consent of the Northern Ireland population

1968-11-22

Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, announced a package of reform measures granting concessions to the Catholic minority, in response to protest movement

1968-12-09

Terence O'Neill, Northern Ireland Prime Minister, makes a television appeal for moderate opinion in what became known as the 'Ulster stands at the Crossroads' speech

1968-12-11

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill sacks Home Affairs Minister, William Craig

1968-12-12

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill receives overwhelming support from Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs) at Stormont

1969-01-09

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O'Neill travels to London to meet British Home Secretary James Callaghan, to brief him on the growing violence in Northern Ireland

1969-01-15

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O'Neill announce the setting up of an official inquiry into the disturbances in Derry and elsewhere

1969-01-24

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Brian Faulkner resigns from the Northern Ireland cabinet in protest at the policies of Prime Minister Terence O'Neill and the lack of 'strong government'

1969-02-03

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill announces the dissolution of the Stormont parliament and the holding of an election on 24 February 1969

1969-02-06

The New Ulster Movement is formed to promote moderate and non-sectarian policies and to assist those candidates who supported Terence O'Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1969-02-17

Golda Meir sworn in as the first female prime minister of Israel

1969-02-28

Terence O'Neill re-elected as leader of the Unionist Parliamentary Party and thus confirmed as Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1969-04-28

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill resigns and is replaced later by James Chichester-Clark.

1969-05-01

James Chichester-Clark is elected as leader of the Unionist party, succeededing Terence O'Neill as the Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1969-05-06

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Chichester-Clark announces an amnesty for all offences associated with demonstrations since 5 October 1968, resulting in the release of, among others, Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting

1969-05-10

In an interview with the 'Belfast Telegraph' former Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill states: "if you give Roman Catholics a good job and a good house, they will live like Protestants, ... They will refuse to have 18 children"

1970-05-06

Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch sacks two ministers in the Irish government over allegations of illegal arms importation

1970-10-30

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets with British Home Secretary Reginald Maulling to discuss matters related to reforms and security

1971-01-18

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark attends a meeting in London with British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling

1971-01-25

The 170 delegates of the Ulster Unionist Council (UUC) call for the resignation of Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark

1971-02-25

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark holds a meeting with Catholic Cardinal of Ireland William Conway, the first such meeting between men holding these offices since 1921

1971-03-16

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Chichester-Clark meets with British PM Heath to disucss the security situation in Northern Ireland

1971-03-20

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark resigns in protest at what he views as a limited security response by the British government

1971-03-22

Brian Faulkner becomes the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland

1971-08-18

New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand's combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government

1971-09-06

British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland

1971-09-27

Tripartite talks involving the prime ministers of Northern Ireland, Britain, and the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) of the Republic of Ireland take place at Chequers, England

1971-10-07

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner meets with British Prime Minister Edward Heath; they agree to send an additional 1,500 British Army troops to Northern Ireland

1971-12-23

British Prime Minister Edward Heath visits Northern Ireland and expresses his determination to end the violence

1972-01-18

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Brian Faulkner bans all parades and marches in Northern Ireland until the end of the year

1972-02-01

British Prime Minister Edward Heath announces the appointment of Lord Chief Justice Lord Widgery to undertake an inquiry into the 13 deaths on 'Bloody Sunday' (30 January 1972)

1972-02-22

Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir & Prime Minister of Qatar

1972-04-02

Prime Minister Begin visits Cairo

1972-04-19

British Prime Ministe rEdward Heath confirms that a plan to conduct an arrest operation, in the event of a riot during the march on 30 January 1972, was known to British government Ministers in advance

1972-10-06

Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Jack Lynch closes the Sinn Féin (SF) office in Dublin

1972-10-06

Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Jack Lynch closes the Sinn Féin (SF) office in Dublin

1972-11-16

British Prime Minister Edward Heath warns against a Unilateral Declaration of Independence

1972-11-24

Taoiseach Jack Lynch met with British Prime Minister Edward Heath in London to give Irish approval to Attlee's paper that said new arrangements should be 'acceptable to and accepted by the Republic of Ireland'

1973-06-28

New Zealand ship HMNZS Otago sails for Mururoa test zone after France's refusal to accept an International Court of Justice injunction against its atmospheric nuclear testing; NZ Prime Minister Norman Kirk told the crew of the Otago that their Mururoa mission was an 'honourable' one

1973-07-23

Qaboos bin Said Al Said becomes Sultan & Prime Minister of Oman

1973-09-23

Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049-1, is discovered

1974-12-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army announces a Christmas ceasefire; before the ceasefire, they carry out a bomb attack on the home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath

1975-08-15

Miki Takeo makes the first official pilgrimage to Yasukuni Shrine by an incumbent prime minister on the anniversary of the end of World War II.

1977-05-18

Menachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel

1978-10-30

Laura Nickel & Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1

1979-02-12

Bakhtiar resigns as prime minister of Iran after losing support of the military

1979-05-04

Margaret Thatcher 1st woman to be elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1979-05-22

Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada

1979-06-04

Joe Clark is sworn in as the youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history

1980-03-03

Pierre Trudeau sworn in, for the second time, as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada

1980-06-23

South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails; the Council was part of Botha's plan to effect broad ranging constitutional changes which would allow for a role for both Indian and Coloured people in parliament but which still excluded direct political representation for African people.

1981-01-12

Dynasty, a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, premieres on ABC

1981-05-26

The Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 (Propaganda Due).

1982-04-17

Proclamation of the Constitution Act by Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau

1983-09-19

David Slowinski on 2 CRAY-1 comp's find 2^132049-1 prime #

1984-06-30

Pierre Trudeau officially steps down as Prime Minister of Canada after serving two separate terms for a total of 15 years

1985-09-18

BBC Radio reports prime # 2^216091-1 found in Houston

1986-10-02

Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

1986-10-10

Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns

1988-02-05

1st prime-time wrestling match in 30 yrs-Andre beats Hulk Hogan

1988-12-01

Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)

1989-09-21

Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki

1990-04-19

Marla Maples appears on ABC's Prime-Time

1990-08-06

President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

1990-11-22

Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister

1990-11-27

British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as leader ( and hence as Prime Minister)

1990-11-28

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew resigns, ending his term as Singapore's longest-serving Prime Minister

1992-01-08

George Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap

1992-06-30

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

1992-08-23

Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress

1993-06-25

Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

1993-07-18

Afghan president Ishaq Khan & prime minister Nawaz Sharif resign

1993-11-04

Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn

1994-07-21

Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister in 1997.

1995-11-05

André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.

1996-03-11

John Winston Howard becomes the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. His term in office is the second longest in Australian history, ending on December 3, 2007.

1996-09-03

Slowinski & Gage discovers 2^1257787-1 (34th known Mersenne prime)

1996-11-13

Joel Armengaud discovers 2^1398269 - 1 (35th known Mersenne prime)

1997-05-01

Tony Blair elected Prime Minister of UK

1997-08-24

Gordon Spence discovers 2^2976221 - 1 (36th known Mersenne prime)

1998-01-27

Roland Clarkson discovers 2^3021377-1 (37th known Mersenne prime)

1998-10-23

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.

1998-11-23

Agreement between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rival, prince Norodom Ranariddh.

1998-11-26

Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland's parliament.

1999-08-09

Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.

1999-10-27

Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.

1999-11-27

The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.

1999-12-31

Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.

2001-03-26

Kazakhstan's Prime Minister opens an oil pipeline from the giant Tengiz Field to the Russian port of Novorossiysk on Monday, giving the Central Asian producer its first direct link to international markets

2001-07-24

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.

2003-03-12

Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia, is assassinated in Belgrade.

2003-07-02

Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy, insults German MP Martin Schulz by calling him a "kapo" during a session of the European Parliament.

2003-10-31

Mahathir bin Mohamad resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, marking an end to Mahathir's 22 years in power.

2003-12-12

Paul Martin becomes the Prime Minister of Canada

2003-12-12

Jean Chretien formally resigns as the Prime Minister of Canada

2004-05-28

The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become Prime Minister of Iraq's interim government.

2004-10-19

Myanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt is ousted and placed under house arrest by the SPDC on charges of corruption.

2005-02-14

Lebanon's former Prime Minister, Rafik Hariri, is assassinated, prompting the country to fall into chaos.

2005-02-28

Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar Karami, resigns amid large anti-Syria street demonstrations in Beirut.

2005-03-14

Cedar Revolution, where over one and a million Lebanese went into the streets of Beirut to demonstrate against the Syrian military presence in Lebanon, and against the government, following the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

2005-08-04

Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th — and first black — Governor General.

2006-01-04

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel suffers a second, apparently more serious stroke. His authority is transferred to acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

2006-06-19

Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.

2006-09-18

Right wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape was made public, in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.

2006-11-27

The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.

2007-02-21

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi resigns from office. His resignation is rejected by the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano.

2007-04-14

At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

2007-06-27

Gordon Brown becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

2007-09-10

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.

2007-09-12

Shinzo Abe announces his intention to resign as Prime Minister of Japan.

2007-09-26

Shinzo Abe formally ends his term as Prime Minister of Japan.

2007-12-27

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated by a suicide bomber.

2008-02-13

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes an historic apology to the Indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generations.

2008-02-28

Former Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra is arrested on corruption charges upon returning to Thailand after months of exile.

2008-06-11

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.

2008-09-21

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel formally resigns from office, effective as soon as his successor Tzipi Livni has successfully assembled a new government.

2008-12-02

Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat resigns after the 2008 Thailand political crisis

2009-02-01

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir is elected as the first female Prime Minister of Iceland, becoming the first openly gay Head of State in the modern world.

2009-04-12

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, restarting the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue

2009-07-06

Jadranka Kosor became first female Prime minister of Croatia.

2011-11-12

Silvio Berlusconi resigns as Prime Minister of Italy due, in large part, to the European sovereign debt crisis.

2012-03-25

Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

2012-04-11

Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, resigns and calls an election for May 6

2012-04-23

Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections

2012-06-29

15,000 Japanese anti-nuclear protesters blockade the Japanese Prime Minister's office in Tokyo

2012-07-25

Ivica Dačić is sworn in as Prime Minister of Serbia

2012-09-13

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls for Russian punk band Pussy Riot to be freed

2012-09-13

Dr Mustafa Abushagur is elected as Prime Minister of Libya

2012-09-21

Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, wins a leadership ballot

2012-10-08

Mustafa A.G. Abushagur, the first elected Libyan Prime Minister, is voted out of office by the Libyan parliament

2012-12-02

Pier Luigi Bersani is elected Italian Prime Minister

2012-12-09

The Social Liberal Union Party and Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta win by a landslide in the parliamentary elections

2013-02-02

Shinzō Abe, Japan's Prime Minister, vows to defend the Senkaku Islands "at all costs"

2013-04-14

Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

2013-05-08

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi receives a four year prison sentence for fraud

2013-06-05

Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

2013-06-26

Kevin Rudd defeats Julia Gillard in a leadership battle to become Australian Prime Minister

2013-09-07

Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister of Australia after a Liberal-National Coalitions wins the election

2013-09-09

Erna Solberg is elected Prime Minister of Norway after a centre-right coalition wins a majority in their elections

2013-09-15

Edi Rama is elected Prime Minister of Albania

2013-09-22

65th Prime time Emmy Awards: Breaking Bad and Modern Family win

2013-12-04

Xavier Bettel becomes Luxenberg's first openly gay Prime Minister

2014-01-29

Bohuslav Sobotka becomes Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

2014-02-14

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigns after less than a year in office

2014-02-15

Tammam Salam is elected Prime Minister of Lebanon after a 10 month gridlock

2014-02-22

Matteo Renzi becomes Prime Minister of Italy

2014-02-27

Arseniy Yatsenyuk appointed Prime Minister of the Ukraine

2014-03-26

Taavi Rõivas becomes Prime Minister of Estonia

2014-04-06

Viktor Orbán's Fidesz is re-elected Prime Minister of Hungary

2014-06-14

Alexander Stubb becomes Prime Minister of Finland

2014-09-15

Ewa Kopacz becomes Prime Minister of Poland

2014-11-05

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key rules out sending troops to fight against Islamic State, but claims there are 40 NZers on 'terror watchlist'

2015-11-04

Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canada's Prime Minister

2016-05-09

Panama Papers report alleges NZ prime place for rich to hide money

2016-07-14

David Cameron steps down as Britain's Prime Minister

2016-07-14

Theresa May becomes UK prime minister

2016-08-25

Italy earthquake has killed at least 120 people - prime minister

2016-12-05

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Resigns After 8 Years

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Prime - Notable Birthdays

William Pitt the ElderNov 15, 1708

Arthur WellesleyMay 1, 1769

John A. MacdonaldJan 11, 1815

Charles TupperJul 2, 1821

Mackenzie BowellDec 27, 1823

Neville ChamberlainMar 18, 1869

Winston ChurchillNov 30, 1874

David Ben-GurionOct 16, 1886

Frank CostelloJan 26, 1891

Robert MenziesDec 20, 1894

Lester B. PearsonApr 23, 1897

Georges PompidouJul 5, 1911

Muriel SparkFeb 1, 1918

Pierre TrudeauOct 18, 1919

Fidel CastroAug 13, 1926

Bob HawkeDec 9, 1929

Jean ChretienJan 11, 1934

Paul MartinAug 28, 1938

Kim CampbellMar 10, 1947

Gordon BrownFeb 20, 1951

Stephen HarperApr 30, 1959

Prime - Birthdays
Date Event
1236-06-06

Wen Tianxiang, Chinese prime minister (d. 1283)

1494-04-20

John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister

1692-08-18

Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)

1699-05-13

Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1782)

1708-11-15

William Pitt the Elder, London, British Prime Minister (Whig, 1756-61, 66-68), `Great Commoner', (d. 1778)

1723-01-27

Johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet

1737-05-02

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1805)

1738-04-14

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783, 1807-09) Dies 1809.

1769-05-01

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30)

1779-03-15

Lord Melbourne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, (d. 1848)

1803-04-30

Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)

1807-10-04

Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician, prime minister of the Province of Canada (d. 1864)

1815-01-11

John A. Macdonald, Glasgow Scotland, First Prime Minister of Canada (1867-1873 and 1878-1891)

1818-07-18

Louis De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (d. 1896)

1821-07-02

Charles Tupper, Amherst Nova Scotia, (C) 6th Prime Minister of Canada (69-day term)

1823-12-27

Mackenzie Bowell, Rickinghall England, 5th Prime Minister of Canada (1894-1896)

1840-10-16

Kuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1900)

1841-02-12

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894

1841-10-16

Itō Hirobumi, Japanese samurai, Japanese Prime Minister and Resident-General of Korea (d. 1909)

1844-09-28

Robert Stout, Shetland Islands Scotland, NZ prime minister (1884-87)

1845-06-22

Richard John Seddon, Eccleston, England, the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand

1848-01-04

Katsura Taro, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1913)

1851-11-05

Charles Dupuy, French prime minister (d. 1923)

1852-09-12

Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (L, 1908-16), (d. 1928)

1856-04-26

Sir Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930)

1856-08-03

Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919)

1859-11-15

Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)

1860-01-21

Karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915)

1860-12-07

Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947)

1862-08-29

Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1928)

1862-09-25

Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1952)

1864-07-23

Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician and Prime Minister (d. 1903)

1867-04-09

Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)

1867-09-28

Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)

1867-11-04

Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish Prime Minister 1944-47

1867-12-24

Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)

1869-03-18

[Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Birmingham, British Prime Minister (C, 1937-40)

1869-11-24

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)

1870-05-24

Jan Christiaan Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa and proponent of Commonwealth & League of Nations (d. 1950)

1871-09-28

Pietro Badoglio, Grazzano Monferrato, Italy, General/Libyan Governor (1928-33) and Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44)

1872-08-11

Shidehara Kijuro, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1951)

1873-10-18

Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)

1874-11-30

Winston Churchill, (C) British Prime Minister (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953)

1876-09-18

James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1953)

1876-09-22

André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)

1879-09-15

Joseph Lyons, 10th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1939)

1882-05-19

Mohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)

1882-06-15

Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)

1883-04-15

Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1967)

1883-06-28

Pierre Laval, Prime Minister of France (d. 1945)

1883-08-19

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)

1885-09-22

Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)

1886-10-16

David Ben-Gurion, Plonsk Poland, 1st Prime Minister of Israel (1948-53, 55)

1887-02-03

Juan Negrín, Spanish Prime Minister (d. 1956)

1890-01-13

Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (d. 1945)

1890-07-18

Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1983)

1891-01-26

Frank Costello, Lauropoli Italy, Italian-American gangster (The Prime Minister of the Underworld)

1894-07-19

Khawaja Nazimuddin, 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 1965)

1894-10-15

Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965)

1894-12-20

Robert Menzies, Jeparit, Victoria, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving

1895-04-13

Arthur Fadden, thirteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1973)

1896-10-02

Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistan's first Prime Minister (d. 1951)

1897-04-23

Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (1963-68) (Nobel 1957)

1897-05-10

Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)

1899-12-03

Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1965)

1900-03-29

John McEwen, eighteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1980)

1902-04-18

Giuseppe Pella, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981)

1904-03-26

Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2004)

1905-01-14

Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)

1907-05-25

U Nu, Wakema, Myaungmya District, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (1948-56, 1960-62)

1908-04-30

Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)

1908-05-26

Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Prime Minister of South Vietnam

1909-02-23

Helena Gloag, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1910-03-12

Masayoshi Ohira, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1980)

1910-03-17

Molly Weir, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1911-01-11

Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)

1911-07-05

Georges Pompidou, Paris, President/Prime Minister of France (1962-74), (d. 1974)

1911-09-25

Eric Williams, first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)

1914-07-10

John Dunbar, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1915-07-14

Lotte Mandel, Prime

1915-10-15

Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (Prime Minister 1983—84, 1986—1992, (d. 2012)

1915-12-13

Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)

1916-08-06

Dom Mintoff, Bormla, Malta, Maltese Prime Minister (1955-58, 1971-84), (d. 2012)

1917-08-30

Denis Healey, Denis Healey: The Best Prime Minister Labour Never Had?

1918-02-01

Muriel Spark, Edinburgh Scotland, novelist (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)

1918-02-01

Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1918-12-26

George Rallis, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2006)

1918-9-01

Nesdon Booth, The Prime Mover

1919-05-19

Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italy, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)

1919-10-18

Pierre Trudeau, Montreal Quebec, 15th Prime Minister of Canada

1920-04-11

Emilio Colombo, Potenza, Italy, Prime Minister (1970-2), (d. 2013)

1920-11-18

Mustafa Khalil, Prime Minister of Egypt (d. 2008)

1922-02-18

Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)

1922-03-03

Jay Presson Allen, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1923-08-02

Shimon Peres, Israeli Labor Party leader/prime minister

1923-09-16

Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister, Senior Minister and Minister Mentor of Singapore

1923-12-13

Frankie Fraser, If I Were Prime Minister: 'Mad' Frankie Fraser

1924-05-13

Giovanni Sartori, The Prime Minister and the Press

1925-01-10

Daphne Goddard, Prime Suspect: Inner Circles

1925-07-02

Patrice Emery Lumumba, Katakokombe region of the Kasai Province of Belgian Congo, first Prime Minister of an independent Congo,

1926-02-09

Garret FitzGerald, Prime Minister of Ireland

1926-08-13

Fidel Castro, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator/prime minister/president (1959-2008)

1928-01-05

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan

1928-02-27

Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, (d. 2014)

1928-04-08

Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (d. 2000)

1928-07-05

Pierre Mauroy, French politician (Prime Minister, 1981-4), (d. 2013)

1928-07-20

Charles David Ganao, Djambala, French Equatorial Africa, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (1996-1997), (d. 2012)

1928-12-30

Avner Yehudai, The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers

1929-12-09

Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1930-08-23

Michel Rocard, Courbevoie France, Prime Minister of France

1931-06-04

Jane Burgess, The Prime Mover

1932-07-05

Gyula Horn, Hungarian prime minister (1994-8), (d. 2013)

1933-04-29

Mark Eyskens, Prime Minister of Belgium

1933-06-10

Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian Prime Minister

1933-09-14

Zoe Caldwell, Australia, actress (Prime of Miss Jean Brodie)

1933-12-28

Jack Perkins, Cleve Ohio, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine)

1934-01-11

Jean Chretien, Shawinigan Quebec, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003)

1934-03-11

Sam Donaldson, El Paso Texas, ABC White House correspondent (Prime Time)

1934-07-19

Francisco Sá Carneiro, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1980)

1934-09-01

Terepai Maoate, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (1999-2002), (d. 2012)

1934-09-07

Omar Karami, Prime Minister of Lebanon

1934-11-25

James Cresson, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1934-12-28

Maggie Smith, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1935-02-18

Michel Aoun, Lebanese prime minister

1935-03-10

Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)

1935-05-31

Jim Bolger, 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand

1935-06-13

Samak Sundaravej, Thai 25th Prime Minister (former)

1936-04-20

Pauli Ellefsen, Miðvágur, Vágar, Faroe Islands, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands

1936-06-23

Costas Simitis, Prime Minister of Greece

1936-08-05

John Dancy, Jackson Tx, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)

1936-09-29

Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy

1937-03-29

Smarck Michel, Saint-Marc, Haiti, Haitian Prime Minister (1994-5), (d. 2012)

1937-04-28

Max Jacobs, Prime Evil

1937-06-04

Robert Marella, WWF Prime-Time Wrestling

1937-07-10

Luciano Moggi, The Prime Minister and the Press

1937-07-12

Lionel Jospin, Prime Minister of France 1997-2002

1938-08-28

Paul Martin, Windsor Ontario, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)

1938-12-27

Carol Bennett, Prime Risk

1939-01-17

Raimondo Del Balzo, Le prime foglie d'autunno

1939-07-26

J W Howard, Prime Minister of Australia

1941-04-23

Paavo Lipponen, Prime Minister of Finland 1995-2003

1941-05-27

Davina Taylor, The Prime of Life

1942-01-01

Alassane Ouattara, Former Prime Minister of Ivory Coast

1942-02-12

Ehud Barak, Prime Minister of Israel

1942-03-05

Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain

1942-07-26

Vladimír Mečiar, Slovak prime minister

1942-08-14

Sandy Gilmour, Montclair NJ, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)

1942-10-09

Shukri Ghanem, Vienna Austria, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), (d. 2012)

1942-10-10

Radu Vasile, Romanian Prime Minister

1943-03-29

John Major, Carshalton, Surrey, British Prime Minister (C, 1990-97)

1943-08-28

Surayud Chulanont, Thai 24th Prime Minister (former)

1944-01-18

Paul Keating, twenty-fourth Prime Minister of Australia

1944-03-19

Said Musa, Prime Minister of Belize

1944-03-24

Vojislav Koštunica, Serbian Prime Minister

1944-08-21

Perry Christie, former prime minister of the Bahamas

1945-01-02

John Lykes, Prime Risk

1945-01-07

Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya

1945-04-14

Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa

1945-09-30

Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel

1945-12-22

Diane Sawyer, Glasgow Ky, newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time)

1947-02-01

Normie Rowe, The Prime Minister Is Missing

1947-03-10

[Avril] Kim Campbell, Port Alberni British Columbia, Canada's 1st female and 19th Prime Minister (1993 )

1947-05-18

John Bruton, Prime Minister (Republic of Ireland)

1947-07-02

Antoinette Biggerstaff, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1947-07-04

Charles Coleman, Prime Target

1947-08-05

Carlo Freccero, The Prime Minister and the Press

1948-01-16

Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)

1948-01-16

Dalvanius Prime, Te Rua

1948-02-12

Nicholas Soames, The Queen and Her Prime Ministers

1949-08-16

John McArdle, Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement

1949-10-21

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister

1951-02-20

Gordon Brown, Giffnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, British Labour Prime Minister (2007—10)

1951-02-20

Sally Head, Prime Suspect

1951-04-04

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia

1951-04-19

Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands

1951-06-12

Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (d. 2007)

1951-08-06

Chris Orchard, Prime Time

1952-01-14

Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania

1952-02-10

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore

1952-08-01

Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2003)

1952-08-21

Jiří Paroubek, former Czech prime minister

1953-01-26

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark

1953-02-25

José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain

1953-04-11

Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister of Belgium

1953-05-06

Tony Blair, British Prime Minister (Labour, 1997-2007 )

1953-07-13

Mila Mulroney, wife of former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney

1953-11-14

Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France

1953-9-07

John Middleton, Prime Suspect 3

1954-02-26

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey

1954-03-04

François Fillon, French politician, Prime Minister of France

1954-06-30

Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (d. 2004)

1954-12-14

James Horan, Louisville, Kentucky, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime)

1955-02-04

Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime minister

1955-05-09

Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, (d. 2012)

1955-05-30

Paul Marcus, Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness

1955-10-17

Sam Bottoms, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Prime Risk, Savages)

1955-11-04

Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland

1956-05-07

Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister of the Netherlands

1956-06-29

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Prime Minister of Portugal

1956-09-14

Kostas Karamanlis, Greek prime-minister

1957-04-22

Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister

1957-05-15

Juan José Ibarretxe, Basque Lehendakari (Prime Minister)

1957-09-06

José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal

1957-12-21

Mary Raftery, Prime Time

1958-04-15

Benjamin Zephaniah, If I Were Prime Minister

1958-06-07

Surakiart Sathirathai, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

1959-03-16

Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway

1959-04-30

Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

1959-06-09

Christian Wulff, German politician, currently prime minister of Lower Saxony.

1959-12-20

Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of Poland

1959-12-23

Cheryl Prime, High Hopes

1960-03-11

Robert Glenister, Prime Suspect: The Lost Child

1960-10-28

Landon Curt Noll, Astronomer, Cryptographer and Mathematician: youngest to hold the world record for the largest known prime 3 times

1960-11-03

James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue-Pay Day)

1960-11-27

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian prime minister

1960-9-10

John Axon, Prime Suspect 3

1961-06-04

Ferenc Gyurcsány, Hungary prime minister

1962-01-07

Bill Towgood, RoboCop: Prime Directives

1964-02-01

Bugge Wesseltoft, Prime

1964-09-15

Róbert Fico, Slovak Prime minister

1965-06-05

Karen Sillas, Brooklyn New York, American actress (Prime Suspect)

1966-08-27

Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia

1968-11-13

Michael Moustafi, Prime Suspect

1969-05-22

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Japanese Prime Minister Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

1969-9-28

Jeffrey Brent, Prime Target

1971-07-03

Jason Hale, Prime Time

1974-12-29

Ryan Shore, Prime

1975-03-29

Robert McNamara, RoboCop: Prime Directives

1975-04-13

Luis Calvo Ramos, Prime Time

1975-9-28

Saverio Costanzo, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

1978-11-19

Chad Doreck, Escape from Cluster Prime

1982-03-28

Roberta Bruni, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

1982-07-19

Jenny Poussin, Recon 2023: The Gauda Prime Conspiracy

1983-02-14

Eugenio I. Baldonedo, Prime Time

1983-05-25

Kenneth Gawne, Delta Prime

1983-06-13

Antonio Iglesias, Prime Time

1983-08-12

Abel Martín, Prime Time

1983-12-21

Juan Gama de Cossio, Prime Time

1984-02-04

Naomi Aborn, Prime

1984-07-12

Chris Finnigan, Prime Instinct

1985-04-13

Alfredo Visconti, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

1985-07-15

Ivette Blanche, Prime Cups 2

1986-10-23

Heshima Thompson, Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act

1987-06-11

Olan Rogers, New Prime

1987-12-15

Marina Maximilian Blumin, Prime Minister's Children

1993-11-25

Cameron Neale, The Sinister Prime Minister

Prime - Notable Weddings

John A. MacdonaldSep 1, 1843

Charles TupperOct 8, 1846

Mackenzie BowellDec 23, 1847

John AbbottJul 26, 1849

Alexander MackenzieJun 17, 1853

Wilfrid LaurierAug 13, 1868

John ThompsonJul 5, 1870

Robert BordenSep 25, 1889

Arthur MeighenJun 24, 1904

Louis St. LaurentMay 19, 1908

Robert MenziesSep 27, 1920

Lester B. PearsonAug 22, 1925

Menachem BeginMay 29, 1939

John DiefenbakerDec 8, 1953

Bob HawkeMar 3, 1956

Jean ChretienSep 10, 1957

John TurnerMay 11, 1963

Pierre TrudeauMar 4, 1971

Brian MulroneyMay 26, 1973

Joe ClarkJun 30, 1973

Benazir BhuttoDec 18, 1987

Prime - Weddings
Date Event
1843-09-01

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (28) weds his cousin Isabella Clark

1846-10-08

Prime Minister of Canada Charles Tupper (25) weds Frances Amelia Morse (20) in Amherst, Nova Scotia

1847-12-23

Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie Bowell (24) weds Harriet Moore

1849-07-26

Prime Minister of Canada John Abbott (28) weds Mary Bethune at bride's parents home

1853-06-17

Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie (31) weds second wife Jane Sym

1867-02-16

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (52) weds Agnes Bernard (30) at St George's Church in Hanover Square, London

1868-08-13

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier (26) weds Zoé Lafontaine (27) in Montreal, Canada

1870-07-05

Prime Minister of Canada John Thompson (24) weds Annie E. Affleck (25) in Portland, Maine

1889-09-25

Prime Minister of Canada Robert Borden (34) weds Laura Bond

1904-06-24

Prime Minister of Canada Arthur Meighen (30) weds Jessie Isabel Cox

1908-05-19

Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent (26) weds Jeanne Renault

1920-09-27

Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies (25) weds Pattie Maie Leckie (21) at Kew Presbyterian Church in Melbourne, Australia

1925-08-22

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23)

1939-05-29

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (25) weds Aliza Arnold

1953-12-08

Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker (58) weds second wife Olive Palmer (51) at Park Road Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada

1956-03-03

Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke (26) weds first wife Hazel Masterson (26) at Perth Trinity Church in Australia

1957-09-10

Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien (23) weds Aline Chaine (21) in Canada

1963-05-11

Prime Minister of Canada John Turner (33) weds Geills McCrae Kilgour (25)

1971-03-04

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (51) weds author/actress Margaret Joan Sinclair (23) at a private ceremony in North Vancouver, Canada

1973-05-26

Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

1973-06-30

Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)

1987-12-18

Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future Prime Minister, marries Asif Ali Zardari

2005-10-02

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter Evhenya Tymoshenko weds "Death Valley Screamers" musician Sean Carr at 11th century Vydubychi Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine

2006-11-04

Radio and television journalist Alison Stewart (40) weds MSNBC vice-president of prime-time programming Bill Wolff (40) at the stylish New York restaurant Cipriani 23rd Street

Prime - Notable Divorces

Pierre TrudeauApr 2, 1984

Prime - Divorces
Date Event
1984-04-02

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (64) divorces Margaret Trudeau (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

Prime - Notable Deaths

Arthur WellesleySep 14, 1852

John A. MacdonaldJun 6, 1891

Alexander MackenzieApr 17, 1892

John ThompsonDec 12, 1894

William Ewart GladstoneMay 19, 1898

Charles TupperOct 30, 1915

Mackenzie BowellDec 10, 1917

Robert BordenJun 10, 1937

Richard Bedford BennettJun 26, 1947

Mackenzie KingJul 22, 1950

Arthur MeighenAug 5, 1960

Lester B. PearsonDec 27, 1972

Louis St. LaurentJul 25, 1973

Georges PompidouApr 2, 1974

Robert MenziesMay 15, 1978

John DiefenbakerAug 16, 1979

Pierre TrudeauSep 28, 2000

Benazir BhuttoDec 27, 2007

Margaret ThatcherApr 8, 2013

Prime - Deaths
Date Event
1283-01-09

Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China (executed) (b. 1236)

1566-09-22

John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister, dies

1596-01-21

John Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66

1661-08-16

Thomas Fuller, English prime minister, dies at 53

1740-01-27

Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)

1764-10-02

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1782-05-15

Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1699)

1788-06-12

Johann A Cramer, prime minister/poet, dies at 65

1805-05-07

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)

1809-10-30

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1738)

1812-05-11

Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (assassinated) (b. 1762)

1828-12-04

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)

1834-01-12

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)

1845-07-17

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1764)

1852-09-14

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30) dies at 83

1859-01-28

Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)

1861-06-06

Count Camillo Benso di Cavour, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1810)

1878-05-28

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1792)

1879-02-23

Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (b. 1803)

1883-02-26

Alexandros Koumoundouros, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1817)

1891-06-06

John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1815)

1892-04-17

Alexander Mackenzie, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a stroke at 70

1894-12-12

Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a sudden heart attack at 49

1896-03-30

Charilaos Trikoupis, seven times prime-minister of Greece (b. 1832)

1896-09-24

Louis De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (b. 1818)

1898-05-19

William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809)

1900-08-25

Kuroda Kiyotaka, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1840)

1902-03-26

Cecil Rhodes, Prime Minister of Cape Colony (1890-96) dies at 48

1906-06-10

Richard John Seddon, longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand, 61

1909-02-02

Adolf Stoecker, German anti-semite/prime minister, dies at 73

1909-10-26

Itō Horiboemi, Japanese samurai, statesman and four time Prime Minister of Japan, assassinated by a Korean nationalist aged 68

1910-02-20

Butros Ghali, prime minister of Egypt from 1908 to 1910, assassinated by Nationalist at 64

1913-10-10

Katsura Taro, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1848)

1915-10-30

Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of heart failure at 94

1917-12-10

Sir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of pneumonia at 93

1918-09-12

George Reid, fourth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1845)

1919-10-07

Alfred Deakin, second Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1856)

1920-01-07

Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1849)

1923-05-14

Charles de Freycinet, French prime minister (b. 1828)

1925-02-24

Hjalmar Branting, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1860)

1926-12-10

Nikola Pašić, Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes prime minister (b. 1845)

1928-02-15

Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (L, 1908-16) dies at 75

1928-10-22

Andrew Fisher, fifth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1862)

1930-07-19

Robert Stout, NZ prime minister (1884-87), dies at 85

1934-06-30

Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1862)

1936-02-01

Georgios Kondylis, general of the Greek army and Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1878)

1936-03-18

Eleftherios Venizelos, Former Prime minister of Greece

1936-05-17

Panagis Tsaldaris, twice Greek prime minister (b. 1868)

1937-06-10

Robert Borden, eighth Prime Minister of Canada, dies at 82

1938-03-07

Andreas Michalakopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1876)

1939-04-07

Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1879)

1940-03-27

Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872)

1941-11-18

Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1867)

1942-01-27

Kaarel Eenpalu, Estonian Prime Minister (b. 1888)

1942-05-03

Thorvald Stauning, Prime Minister of Denmark (b. 1873)

1942-10-01

Ants Piip, Estonian Prime Minister (b. 1884)

1945-01-09

Jüri Uluots, Estonian Prime Minister (b. 1890)

1945-07-05

John Curtin, 14th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1885)

1945-09-15

André Tardieu, Prime Minister of France (b. 1876)

1947-05-17

George William Forbes, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1869)

1947-06-26

Richard Bedford Bennett, 11th Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a heart attack at 76

1947-07-30

Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1860)

1950-07-22

Mackenzie King, 10th Prime Minister of Canada, dies of pneumonia at 75

1951-03-10

Kijūrō Shidehara, Prime minister of Japan (b. 1872)

1951-04-18

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (b. 1869)

1951-04-20

Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1873)

1952-10-28

Billy Hughes, seventh Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1862)

1953-01-28

James Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1876)

1955-03-22

Ivan Šubašić, Kingdom of Yugoslavia prime minister and last ban of Croatia (b. 1892)

1956-11-01

Pietro Badoglio, 41st Prime Minister of Italy (1943-44) and Italian General (1922-43), dies at 85

1958-06-16

Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1895)

1959-09-07

Maurice Duplessis, Québec Prime Minister (b. 1890)

1960-08-05

Arthur Meighen, 9th Prime Minister of Canada, dies at 86

1961-12-20

Earle Page, eleventh Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1880)

1963-10-17

Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Prime Numbers), dies at 97

1963-12-05

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1892)

1963-12-08

Field Marshal Sarit Dhanarajata, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1908)

1964-05-15

Vladko Maček, Kingdom of Yugoslavia deputy prime minister (b. 1879)

1964-12-31

Ólafur Thors, Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1892)

1965-06-11

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)

1965-07-07

Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)

1965-08-13

Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1899)

1967-02-18

Dragiša Cvetković, Kingdom of Yugoslavia prime minister (b. 1893)

1967-04-11

Donald Sangster, Jamaican prime-minister (b. 1911)

1967-08-25

Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)

1967-10-20

Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1878)

1970-12-09

Sir Feroz Khan Noon, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1893)

1972-12-27

Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (Nobel 1957), dies at 75

1973-04-21

Arthur Fadden, thirteenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1894)

1973-07-25

Louis St. Laurent, 12th Prime Minister of Canada, dies of natural causes at 91

1974-04-02

Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62

1974-08-31

Norman Kirk, New Zealand prime minister (b. 1923

1978-05-15

Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (1939-41, 1949-66) and its longest-serving, dies of a heart attack at 83

1979-08-16

John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada, dies at 83

1981-03-29

Eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79

1981-08-30

Mohammad Javad Bahonar, prime minister of Iran, assassinated by a bomb

1983-01-28

Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1890)

1984-01-10

Souvanna Phouma, Prince and Prime Minister of Laos (b. 1901)

1984-10-31

Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, assassinated by two of her bodyguards at 66

1985-06-21

Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1901)

1987-09-19

Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)

1987-12-24

Joop den Uyl, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1919)

1988-03-31

William McMahon, 20th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1908)

1990-04-11

Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1904)

1991-05-21

Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-89), assassinated at 46

1991-08-22

Jane Burgess, The Prime Mover

1992-01-08

Abderrahim Bouabid, Morroco prime secretary (1972), dies

1995-06-30

Phyllis Hyman, R&B/Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45

1995-09-22

Raimondo Del Balzo, Le prime foglie d'autunno

1996-02-11

Kebby Musokotwane, prime minister of Zambia in (1985-89), dies

1997-01-09

Edward Osobka-Morawski, prime minister of Poland (1945-47), dies

1997-10-13

Adil Carcani, prime minister of Albania (1982-91), dies

1998-01-25

Mohammad Yusuf Khan, prime minister of Afganistan in (1963-65), dies

1998-05-19

Sōsuke Uno, Japanese prime minister (b. 1922)

1999-03-19

Tofilau Eti Alesana, former Prime Minister of Samoa (b. 1924)

1999-10-06

Robert Marella, WWF Prime-Time Wrestling

1999-11-20

Amintore Fanfani, Italian politician and prime minister (b. 1908)

1999-12-24

Maurice Couve de Murville, French politician, Prime minister of France (b. 1907)

2000-01-19

Bettino Craxi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1934)

2000-05-14

Obuchi Keizo, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1937)

2000-07-11

Charles Coleman, Prime Target

2000-08-21

Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)

2000-09-28

Pierre Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1919)

2000-10-10

Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1916)

2000-11-10

Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)

2000-11-12

Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)

2001-06-08

John Dunbar, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

2001-08-05

Otema Allimadi, Prime Minister of Uganda (b. 1929)

2002-05-19

John Gorton, nineteenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1911)

2002-06-24

Pierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (b. 1913)

2002-10-03

Dalvanius Prime, Te Rua

2003-03-12

Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (b. 1952)

2003-03-30

Valentin Pavlov, Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (b. 1937)

2003-06-13

Malik Meraj Khalid, Former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1916)

2004-01-06

Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (b. 1954)

2004-01-16

Kalevi Sorsa, Prime Minister of Finland (b. 1930)

2004-02-29

James Cresson, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

2004-04-18

Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, first Prime Minister of Fiji and President of Fiji (b. 1920)

2004-06-16

Thanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1912)

2004-07-05

Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923)

2004-07-19

Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1911)

2004-11-28

Molly Weir, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

2004-12-23

P. V. Narasimha Rao, Prime Minister of India (b. 1921)

2005-01-20

Per Borten, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1913)

2005-02-03

Zurab Zhvania, Prime Minister of Georgia (b. 1963)

2005-02-13

John Lykes, Prime Risk

2005-03-26

James Callaghan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1912)

2005-06-06

Daphne Goddard, Prime Suspect: Inner Circles

2005-07-17

Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)

2005-08-13

David Lange, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1942)

2005-10-11

Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and Prime Minister in exile (b. 1915)

2006-01-03

Bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954)

2006-01-04

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai (b. 1946)

2006-03-15

George Rallis, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1918)

2006-04-13

Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

2006-05-01

Jay Presson Allen, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

2006-11-05

Bülent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (b. 1925)

2007-04-29

Ivica Račan, former Prime Minister of Croatia (b. 1944)

2007-06-28

Kiichi Miyazawa, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1919)

2007-08-29

Pierre Messmer, French politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)

2007-11-20

Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)

2007-12-27

Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan is assassinated at 54

2008-02-23

Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian prime minister and president (b. 1950)

2008-03-04

George Walter, former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda (b. 1928)

2008-06-11

Võ Văn Kiệt, former prime minister of Vietnam (b. 1922)

2008-10-22

John Axon, Prime Suspect 3

2009-11-24

Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, Prime Minister 2008 (b. 1935)

2010-03-11

Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)

2010-05-14

Goh Keng Swee, former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (b. 1918)

2011-02-13

Paul Marcus, Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness

2011-03-04

Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Indian politician and former Nepali Prime Minister (b. 1924)

2011-08-05

Andrzej Lepper, former Polish Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1954)

2012-01-02

Ivan Calin, Moldavian President and Prime Minister 1980-1990, dies at 76

2012-01-10

Mary Raftery, Prime Time

2012-04-29

Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister, dies at 69

2012-06-30

Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli Prime Minister, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 96

2012-07-06

Charles David Ganao, Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, dies at 85

2012-07-09

Terepai Maoate, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, dies from prostate cancer at 78

2012-08-20

Meles Zenawi, Ethiopian Prime Minister, dies from liver cancer at 57

2012-08-20

Dom Mintoff, Maltese Prime Minister, dies at 96

2012-08-24

Pauli Ellefsen, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, dies at 76

2012-09-01

Smarck Michel, Haitian Prime Minister, dies from a brain tumour

2013-04-08

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (1979 - 1990) dies aged 87

2013-05-06

Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94

2013-06-07

Pierre Mauroy, French Prime Minister, dies from lung cancer at 84

2013-06-19

Gyula Horn, Hungarian Prime Minister, dies at 80

2013-06-24

Emilio Colombo, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 93

2013-10-09

Wilfried Martens, Belgian Prime Minister, dies from pancreatic cancer at 77

2013-11-28

Mitja Ribičič, Yugoslavian Prime Minister, dies at 94

2013-12-10

Lotte Mandel, Prime

2014-03-23

Adolfo Suarez, Spanish Prime Minister, dies from a respiratory infection at 81

2014-11-26

Frankie Fraser, If I Were Prime Minister: 'Mad' Frankie Fraser

2015-10-03

Denis Healey, Denis Healey: The Best Prime Minister Labour Never Had?

2016-02-09

Sushil Koirala, former Nepalese prime minister, dies aged 76

2017-05-29

Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies aged 98


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