Brian Mulroney

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Martin Brian Mulroney (; born March 20, 1939) is a retired Canadian politician who served as the 18th prime minister of Canada from September 17, 1984, to June 25, 1993.His tenure as prime minister was marked by the introduction of major economic reforms, such as the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement and the Goods and Services Tax. Prior to his political career, he was a prominent lawyer and businessman in Montreal. He later ran for the Progressive Conservatives and won in a landslide in the 1984 Canadian federal election, defeating John Turner of the Liberals and Ed Broadbent of the NDP, not only winning every single province and territory but also capturing over 50% of the vote for the first time since 1958 and increasing his party's seats by 111, up to 211 seats, the highest amount of seats won by any party in Canadian history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Mulroney has received more than 1,915,521 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Brian Mulroney is the 9,586th most popular politician (down from 7,398th in 2019), the 175th most popular biography from Canada (down from 112th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Brian Mulroney ranks 9,586 out of 15,710. Before him are Cai E, Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, Thoros II, Prince of Armenia, Arvid Lindman, Ferdinand Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, and Sobekemsaf I. After him are Dara Shukoh, Bertrand Delanoë, Viktor Kingissepp, Charles Stewart Parnell, Oqil Oqilov, and Ashur-resh-ishi II.

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Among people born in 1939, Brian Mulroney ranks 206Before him are Ali Mahdi Muhammad, Vladimir Menshov, Néstor Combin, Nông Đức Mạnh, Viorica Viscopoleanu, and Angelo Sormani. After him are Susannah York, Giorgio Gaber, Sandro Salvadore, João César Monteiro, Rosanna Schiaffino, and Michael Gazzaniga.

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Among people born in Canada, Brian Mulroney ranks 175 out of 1,130. Before him are Stephen Harper (1959), Louis Nirenberg (1925), Bret Hart (1957), Cory Monteith (1982), Neil Peart (1952), and Walter Pidgeon (1897). After him are Maynard Ferguson (1928), Hume Cronyn (1911), Diana Krall (1964), Louis Jolliet (1645), August Schellenberg (1936), and Elisha Cuthbert (1982).


Among politicians born in Canada, Brian Mulroney ranks 14Before him are Wilfrid Laurier (1841), Bonar Law (1858), Louis Riel (1844), David Johnston (1941), Julie Payette (1963), and Stephen Harper (1959). After him are René Lévesque (1922), Jean Béliveau (1931), Louis St. Laurent (1882), John Diefenbaker (1895), Joe Clark (1939), and Robert Borden (1854).