The Prime Ministers of Canada

The gallery has a good collection of photos of all the Prime Ministers of Canada - see a listing of all of them below.

The Originals of these pictures and more are on display at the Gallery.

 

Canada's Three Sir Johns

Left: Right Hon Sir John D.S.Thompson P.C.K.C.M.G

Middle: Right Hon Sir John A. Macdonald P.C.G.C.B.LLD.

Right: Hon Sir John J.C.Abbott K.C.M.G.D.C.L.

Prime Ministers of Canada

Top Row
Sir John A. Macdonald,
A. Mackenzie
Sir J. J. Abbott
Sir J. Thompson
Sir Mackenzie Bowell

Second Row
W.L. Mackenzie King
John G. Diefenbaker
Louis S. St-Laurent

Bottom Row
Sir C. Tupper
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Sir Robert L.Borden
Arthur Meighen
R. B. Bennett

Prime Minister Terms
1 Macdonald, John Alexander (1867.07.01 - 1873.11.05), (1878.10.17 - 1891.06.06)
2 Mackenzie, Alexander (1873.11.07 - 1878.10.08) 
3 Abbott, John Joseph Caldwell (1891.06.16 - 1892.11.24) 
4 Thompson, John Sparrow David (1892.12.05 - 1894.12.12) 
5 Bowell, Mackenzie (1894.12.21 - 1896.04.27) 
6 Tupper, Charles (1896.05.01 - 1896.07.08) 
7 Laurier, Wilfrid (1896.07.11 - 1911.10.06)
8 Borden, Robert Laird (1911.10.10 - 1917.10.11), (1917.10.12 - 1920.07.09) 
9 Meighen, Arthur (1920.07.10 - 1921.12.28), (1926.06.29 - 1926.09.24) 
10 King, William Lyon Mackenzie (1921.12.29 - 1926.06.28), (1926.09.25 - 1930.08.06), (1935.10.23 - 1948.11.14)
11 Bennett, Richard Bedford (1930.08.07 - 1935.10.22) 
12 St-Laurent, Louis Stephen (1948.11.15 - 1957.06.20) 
13 Diefenbaker, John George (1957.06.21 - 1963.04.21) 
14 Pearson, Lester Bowles (1963.04.22 - 1968.04.19) 
15 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott (1968.04.20 - 1979.06.03), (1980.03.03 - 1984.06.29)
16 Clark, Charles Joseph (1979.06.04 - 1980.03.02) 
17 Turner, John Napier (1984.06.30 - 1984.09.16) 
18 Mulroney, Martin Brian (1984.09.17 - 1993.06.24) 
19 Campbell, A. Kim (1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03) 
20 Chrétien, Joseph Jacques Jean (1993.11.04 - 2003.12.11) 
21 Martin, Paul Edgar Philippe (2003.12.12 - 2006.02.05) 
22 Harper, Stephen Joseph (2006.02.06 - 2015.11.04)
23 Trudeau, Justin (2015.11.05 - )

Test your knowledge of the Prime Ministers

A recommended book on Sir John A. Macdonald:

Nation Maker, Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times, by Richard Gwyn

A review by Ken McGoogan at the Globe & Mail.

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