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Brian Mulroney

18th Prime Minister of Canada

Martin Brian Mulroney (born March 20, 1939), PC, CC, GOQ, was the 18th Prime Minister of Canada from September 17, 1984 to June 25, 1993, and was leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1983 to 1993.

The Right Honourable
Brian Mulroney
PC, CC, GOQ
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18th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
September 17, 1984 – June 25, 1993
Monarch Elizabeth II
Deputy Erik Nielsen (1984-1986)
Don Mazankowski (1986-1993)
Preceded by John Turner
Succeeded by Kim Campbell
Leader of the Opposition
In office
August 29, 1983 – September 16, 1984
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by Erik Nielsen
Succeeded by John Turner
Member of Parliament
for Central Nova
In office
August 29, 1983 – September 4, 1984
Preceded by Elmer M. MacKay
Succeeded by Elmer M. MacKay
Member of Parliament
for Manicouagan
In office
September 4, 1984 – November 21, 1988
Preceded by André Maltais
Succeeded by Charles Langlois
Member of Parliament
for Charlevoix
In office
November 21, 1988 – September 8, 1993[1]
Preceded by Charles Hamelin
Succeeded by Gérard Asselin
Personal details
Born Martin Brian Mulroney
March 20, 1939 (1939-03-20) (age 78)
Baie-Comeau, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Mila Mulroney
Children Ben, Mark, Nicolas, Caroline
Residence Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Alma mater St. Francis Xavier University
Université Laval
Profession Lawyer
Businessman
Religion Roman Catholic
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His tenure as Prime Minister was marked by the introduction of major economic reforms, such as the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement and the Goods and Services Tax, and the rejection of constitutional reforms such as the Meech Lake Accord and the Charlottetown Accord. Prior to his political career, he was a prominent lawyer and businessman in Montreal.

Mulroney was born on March 20, 1939, in Baie-Comeau, Quebec. He is the son of Irish Canadian Catholic parents, Mary Irene (née O'Shea) and Benedict Martin Mulroney,[2]

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