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]

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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 03-12March 12, 1821 St. Andrews
(now Saint-André-d'Argenteuil)
Lower Canada
(now Quebec)
June 16, 1891 – November 24, 1892
Sir Charles Tupper 07-02July 2, 1821 Amherst Nova Scotia May 1 – July 8, 1896
Sir Wilfrid Laurier 11-20November 20, 1841 Saint-Lin
(now Saint-Lin-Laurentides)
Canada East
(now Quebec)
July 11, 1896 – October 6, 1911
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson 11-10November 10, 1845 Halifax Nova Scotia December 5, 1892 – December 12, 1894
Sir Robert Laird Borden 06-26June 26, 1854 Grand-Pré Nova Scotia October 10, 1911 – October 11, 1917
October 12, 1917 – July 10, 1920
Richard Bedford Bennett 07-03July 3, 1870 Hopewell Hill New Brunswick August 7, 1930 – October 23, 1935
Arthur Meighen 06-16June 16, 1874 Anderson
(now Perth South)
Ontario July 10, 1920 – December 29, 1921
29 June – September 25, 1926
William Lyon Mackenzie King 12-17December 17, 1874 Berlin
(now Kitchener)
Ontario December 29, 1921 – June 28, 1926
September 25, 1926 – August 7, 1930
October 23, 1935 – November 15, 1948
Louis St. Laurent 02-01February 1, 1882 Compton Quebec November 15, 1948 – June 21, 1957
John Diefenbaker 09-18September 18, 1895 Neustadt Ontario June 21, 1957 – April 22, 1963
Lester Bowles Pearson 04-23April 23, 1897 Newtonbrook
(now a part of Toronto)
Ontario April 22, 1963 – April 20, 1968
Pierre Trudeau 10-18October 18, 1919 Montreal Quebec April 20, 1968 – June 3/4, 1979
March 3, 1980 – June 29/30, 1984
Jean Chrétien 01-11January 11, 1934 Shawinigan Quebec November 4, 1993 – December 11/12, 2003
Paul Martin 08-28August 28, 1938 Windsor Ontario December 12, 2003 – February 5/6, 2006
Brian Mulroney 03-20March 20, 1939 Baie-Comeau Quebec September 17, 1984 – June 24/25, 1993
Joe Clark 06-05June 5, 1939 High River Alberta June 4, 1979 – March 2/3, 1980
Kim Campbell 03-10March 10, 1947 Port Alberni British Columbia June 25 – November 3/4, 1993
Stephen Harper 04-30April 30, 1959 Toronto Ontario February 6, 2006 – November 3/4, 2015
Justin Trudeau 12-25December 25, 1971 Ottawa Ontario November 4, 2015 – Incumbent

Born outside Canada[edit]

Four of Canada's prime ministers have been born outside Canada.

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 01-11January 11, 1815 Glasgow Scotland July 1, 1867 – November 5, 1873
October 17, 1878 – June 6, 1891
Alexander Mackenzie 01-28January 28, 1822 Logierait Scotland November 7, 1873 – October 8, 1878
Sir Mackenzie Bowell 12-27December 27, 1823 Rickinghall England December 21, 1894 – April 27, 1896
John Turner 06-07June 7, 1929 Richmond England June 30 – September 16/17, 1984

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Birthplaces of prime ministers of Canada born abroad

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