List of Prime Ministers of Canada by date and place of birth

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This is a list of the Prime Ministers of Canada by date and place of birth. Twenty–three persons have served as Prime Minister of Canada since the office came into existence in 1867.

Born in Canada[edit]

Nineteen of Canada's Prime Ministers have been born in Canada.

Names sort by order of birth    Birth dates sort by day and month
Prime Minister Birth date Birthplace Province In office
Sir John Abbott 03-1212 March 1821 St. Andrews
(now Saint-André-d'Argenteuil)
Lower Canada
(now Quebec)
16 June 1891 – 24 November 1892
Sir Charles Tupper 07-022 July 1821 Amherst Nova Scotia 1 May – 8 July 1896
Sir Wilfrid Laurier 11-2020 November 1841 Saint-Lin
(now Saint-Lin-Laurentides)
Canada East
(now Quebec)
11 July 1896 – 6 October 1911
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson 11-1010 November 1845 Halifax Nova Scotia 5 December 1892 – 12 December 1894
Sir Robert Laird Borden 06-2626 June 1854 Grand-Pré Nova Scotia 10 October 1911 – 11 October 1917
12 October 1917 – 10 July 1920
Richard Bedford Bennett 07-033 July 1870 Hopewell Hill New Brunswick 7 August 1930 – 23 October 1935
Arthur Meighen 06-1616 June 1874 Anderson
(now Perth South)
Ontario 10 July 1920 – 29 December 1921
29 June – 25 September 1926
William Lyon Mackenzie King 12-1717 December 1874 Berlin
(now Kitchener)
Ontario 29 December 1921 – 28 June 1926
25 September 1926 – 7 August 1930
23 October 1935 – 15 November 1948
Louis St. Laurent 02-011 February 1882 Compton Quebec 15 November 1948 – 21 June 1957
John Diefenbaker 09-1818 September 1895 Neustadt Ontario 21 June 1957 – 22 April 1963
Lester Bowles Pearson 04-2323 April 1897 Newtonbrook
(now a part of Toronto)
Ontario 22 April 1963 – 20 April 1968
Pierre Trudeau 10-1818 October 1919 Montreal Quebec 20 April 1968 – 3/4 June 1979
3 March 1980 – 29/30 June 1984
Jean Chrétien 01-1111 January 1934 Shawinigan Quebec 4 November 1993 – 11/12 December 2003
Paul Martin 08-2828 August 1938 Windsor Ontario 12 December 2003 – 5/6 February 2006
Brian Mulroney 03-2020 March 1939 Baie-Comeau Quebec 17 September 1984 – 24/25 June 1993
Joe Clark 06-055 June 1939 High River Alberta 4 June 1979 – 2/3 March 1980
Kim Campbell 03-1010 March 1947 Port Alberni British Columbia 25 June – 3/4 November 1993
Stephen Harper 04-3030 April 1959 Toronto Ontario 6 February 2006 – 3/4 November 2015
Justin Trudeau 12-2525 December 1971 Ottawa Ontario 4 November 2015 – Incumbent

Born in the United Kingdom[edit]

Four of Canada's Prime Ministers have been born in the United Kingdom.

Names sort by order of birth    Birth dates sort by day and month
Prime Minister Birth date Birthplace Country In office
Sir John A. Macdonald 01-1111 January 1815 Glasgow Scotland 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873
17 October 1878 – 6 June 1891
Alexander Mackenzie 01-2828 January 1822 Logierait Scotland 7 November 1873 – 8 October 1878
Sir Mackenzie Bowell 12-2727 December 1823 Rickinghall England 21 December 1894 – 27 April 1896
John Napier Turner 06-077 June 1929 Richmond England 30 June – 16/17 September 1984

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