Brian Mulroney

Brian Mulroney

Brain Mulroney (born March 20, 1939 in Baie-Comeau, Quebec) was the 18th Prime Minister of Canada. He held this position from September 17, 1984 to June 25, 1993. He was the leader of the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1983 to 1993. Under his leadership, the Canadian government signed the Redress to Japanese Canadians.


Regularized NameBrian Mulroney
RoleNamePrime Minister


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