- NAME: Pierre Trudeau
- OCCUPATION: Prime Minister
- BIRTH DATE: October 18, 1919
- DEATH DATE: September 28, 2000
- EDUCATION: Université de Montréal, Harvard University, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, London School of Economics
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- PLACE OF DEATH: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Full Name: Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau
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Pierre Trudeau was the 15th prime minister of Canada, famous for his youthful energy, his stance against a separate Quebec and suppressing violent revolt.
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This monumental act brought about new and widespread civil rights for all Canadians.
After 16 years as prime minister, Trudeau resigned from politics in 1984. On September 28, 2000, Trudeau passed away, just short of his 81st birthday. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease, but the official cause of death was prostate cancer. His passing prompted tears and tributes across all of Canada.
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