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Chris Watson

Australian politician, third Prime Minister of Australia

John Christian Watson (c. 9 April 1867 - 18 November 1941), known as Chris Waston, was the third Prime Minister of Australia. He was the first Prime Minister from the Labor Party. He was Prime Minister for only four months.

John Chris Watson
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3rd Prime Minister of Australia
In office
27 April 1904 – 18 August 1904
Preceded byAlfred Deakin
Succeeded byGeorge Reid
ConstituencyBland (New South Wales)
Personal details
Bornc. (1867-04-09)9 April 1867
Valparaiso, Chile
Died18 November 1941(1941-11-18) (aged 74)
Political partyLabor
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