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Joseph Cook

Australian politician, sixth Prime Minister of Australia

Sir Joseph Cook (7 December 1860 – 30 July 1947) was the sixth Prime Minister of Australia from June 1913 until September 1914. He was Prime Minister when World War I started. He moved to London when he retired.

Rt Hon Sir Joseph Cook
Joseph Cook PM.jpg
6th Prime Minister of Australia
In office
24 June 1913 – 17 September 1914
Preceded byAndrew Fisher
Succeeded byAndrew Fisher
Personal details
Born(1860-12-07)7 December 1860
Silverdale, England
Died30 July 1947(1947-07-30) (aged 86)
Political partyLabor, Free Trade/Anti-Socialist, Fusion
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