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Canadian Prime Ministers since Confederation

Canadian Prime Ministers since Confederation

Prime MinisterPolitical PartyDates in Office
Sir John A. MacdonaldConservative1867–73
Alexander MackenzieLiberal1873–78
Sir John A. MacdonaldConservative1878–91
Sir John J. C. AbbottConservative1891–92
Sir John S. D. ThompsonConservative1892–94
Sir Mackenzie BowellConservative1894–96
Sir Charles TupperConservative1896
Sir Wilfred LaurierLiberal1896–1911
Sir Robert L. BordenConservative/Unionist1911–20
Arthur MeighenConservative1920–21
W. L. M. KingLiberal1921–26
Arthur MeighenConservative1926
W. L. M. KingLiberal1926–30
Richard B. BennettConservative1930–35
W. L. M. KingLiberal1935–48
Louis St. LaurentLiberal1948–57
John G. DiefenbakerProgressive Conservative1957–63
Lester B. PearsonLiberal1963–68
Pierre Elliott TrudeauLiberal1968–79
Joseph ClarkProgressive Conservative1979–80
Pierre Elliott TrudeauLiberal1980–84
John TurnerLiberal1984
Brian MulroneyProgressive Conservative1984–93
Kim CampbellProgressive Conservative1993
Jean ChrétienLiberal1993–2003
Paul MartinLiberal2003–6
Stephen HarperConservative2006–

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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