Pierre Trudeau

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: prime minister of Canada from 1968 to 1978 and again from 1980 to 1984 who was known for his liberal views as a charismatic politician and established parliamentary independence from England, recognized the People's Republic of China, helped defeat Quebec's separatist movement, and oversaw the drafting of a new constitution that included the country's first bill of rights.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: October 18, 1919

 

Died: September 28, 2000

 

Location: Montreal, Canada