Robert Muldoon

Prime Minister of New Zealand, politician (1921–1992)

Sir Robert David Muldoon GCMG CH PC (/mʌlˈdn/; 25 September 1921 – 5 August 1992) was a New Zealand politician. He was the 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand, from 1975 to 1984, while Leader of the National Party.

Sir Robert Muldoon

Muldoon in 1978
31st Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
12 December 1975 – 26 July 1984
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralDenis Blundell
Keith Holyoake
David Beattie
DeputyBrian Talboys (1975–1981)
Duncan MacIntyre (1981–1984)
Jim McLay (1984)
Preceded byBill Rowling
Succeeded byDavid Lange
32nd Minister of Finance
In office
12 December 1975 – 26 July 1984
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byBob Tizard
Succeeded byRoger Douglas
In office
March 1967 – 8 December 1972
Prime MinisterKeith Holyoake
Jack Marshall
Preceded byHarry Lake
Succeeded byBill Rowling
4th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
9 February 1972 – 8 December 1972
Prime MinisterJack Marshall
Preceded byJack Marshall
Succeeded byHugh Watt
21st Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 July 1974 – 12 December 1975
Preceded byJack Marshall
Succeeded byBill Rowling
In office
26 July 1984 – 29 November 1984
Preceded byDavid Lange
Succeeded byJim McLay
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Tamaki
In office
26 November 1960 – 17 December 1991
Preceded byBob Tizard
Succeeded byClem Simich
Personal details
Robert David Muldoon

(1921-09-25)25 September 1921
Auckland, New Zealand
Died5 August 1992(1992-08-05) (aged 70)
Auckland, New Zealand
Resting placePurewa Cemetery, Meadowbank
NationalityNew Zealander
Political partyNational
Thea Flyger (m. 1951)
ParentsJames Henry Muldoon
Amie Rusha Browne
Military service
AllegianceNew Zealand Army
Years of service1940–1946
Battles/warsWorld War II

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