Canadian Prime Minister's Throughout History - MissMWalton - March 2nd, 2011

Timeline created by MMWalton
  • Sir John A. Macdonald

    Sir John A. Macdonald
    Prime Minister's Rap
    Sir John A. Macdonald became the first Prime Minister of Canada on July 1st, 1867 and is the dominant figure of Canadian Confederation. He held office for a total of 18 years and is till this day the second longest serving Prime Minister of Canada
  • 3 Prime Ministers

    3 Prime Ministers
    Alexander Mackenzie 1873-1878
    Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott 1891-1892
    Sir John Sparrow David Thompson 1892 - 1894
  • Sir Mackenzie Bowell

    Sir Mackenzie Bowell
    Sir Mackenzie Bowell was the fifth Prime Minister of Canada. He served from from December 21st, 1894 to April 27, 1896. Due to political turmoil throughout his leadership, Bowell's own Cabinet decided that he was incompetent to lead and so forced him to step down.
  • Sir Charles Tupper

    Sir Charles Tupper
    Sir Charles Tupper served only 2 months as Prime Minister of Canada after Sir Mackenzie Bowell was deemed incompetent to lead.
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier

    Sir Wilfrid Laurier
    Sir Wilfrid Laurier was the 7th Prime Minister of Canada. He was this countries first ever francophone Prime Minister. He fought for an English-French partnership in Canada and passionately defended individual liberty. He is the fourth longest serving Prime Minister.
  • 2 Prime Ministers

    2 Prime Ministers
    Sir Robert Borden 1911 - 1920
    Arthur Meighen 1920 - 1921
  • William Lyon Mackenzie King

    William Lyon Mackenzie King
    William Lyon Mackenzie King is till this day the longest serving Prime Minister of Canada. He held office three separate times in history, spanning from the 1920's to the 1940's. Canadian's throughout history have continued to vote him the best Prime Minister of all time.
  • 2 Prime Ministers

    2 Prime Ministers
    Richard Bedford Bennett 1930 - 1935
    Louis St.Laurent 1948 - 1957
  • John George Diefenbaker

    John George Diefenbaker
    John Diefenbaker led Canada as its 13th Prime Minister. He appointed the first female minister to his Cabinet as well as the first Aboriginal member of the Senate. Diefenbaker was a Conservative, the only Conservative to hold the Prime Minister position between the 1920's and 1980's.
  • Lester Bowles Pearson

    Lester Bowles Pearson

    The Canadian Flag - A Part of Our Heritage

    Lester Bowles Pearson was a Canadian professor, historian, civil servant, statesmen, diplomat, and politician. He was the 14th Prime Minister of Canada from April 22, 1963 to April 20, 1968. During his time as leader, he introduced universal health care, student loans, the Canadian Pension Plan, the Order of Canada, and the current Canadian flag.
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau

    Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    Biography of Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    He was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from April 20th, 1968 to June 4th, 1979 and then again from March 3rd, 1980 until June 30, 1984. During his reign, he supressed a violent revolt by Quebec separatists and established the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms within's Canada's Constitution.
  • 2 Prime Ministers

    2 Prime Ministers
    Joe Clark 1979 - 1980
    John Turner 1984 - 1984
  • Brian Mulroney

    Brian Mulroney
    Brian Mulroney was the 18th Prime Minister of Canada from September 17th, 1984 to June 25, 1993. During his leadership, the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement as well as the Goods and Services Tax were introduced.
  • Kim Campbell

    Kim Campbell
    She was the first and only to this day female Prime Minister of Canada. She served only a total of 132 days.
  • Jean Chretien

    Jean Chretien
    He was the 20th Prime Minister of Canada and served as leader of Canada for over 10 years from November 4th, 1993 to December 12, 2003.
  • Stephen Harper

    Stephen Harper
    Our current Prime Minister of Canada!
  • Credits of Images and Info

    Credits of Images and Info
    Image of Stephen Harper - http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/index.asp/ Images and Information of Historical Prime Ministers - http://www.parl.gc.ca/Sites/collections/fine_arts/prime_ministers/pm_thumbs-e.htm/