William Lyon Mackenzie King Rank
About William Lyon Mackenzie King
William Lyon Mackenzie King was a Canadian politician who went on to serve as his country’s 10th Prime Minister. He was in power for 21 years, serving three terms non-consecutively (1921-1926, 1926-1930 and 1935-1948) which makes him the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Canada.
He is known best for his leadership and initiative exhibited during the Second World War, which helped boost the Canadian economy.
His parents’ names were Isabel Grace and John King Mackenzie. He was the nephew of Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie. He never had a wife.
The Canadian government designated him as a Person of National Historic Significance in 1968. He has been ranked in a survey by Canadian historians as the greatest Canadian Prime Minister.
He died from pneumonia on July 22, 1950.
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Famous quotes by William Lyon Mackenzie King
If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government, which sooner or later becomes autocratic government.William Lyon Mackenzie King
F.A.Q. about William Lyon Mackenzie King
When is his birthday?
William Lyon Mackenzie King's birthday is on December 17, 1874.
In how many days is his birthday?
William Lyon Mackenzie King's birthday is in 86 days
How old was William Lyon Mackenzie King when he died?
He was 75 years old.
When did he die?
He died in July 22, 1950.
How old would he be today?
William Lyon Mackenzie King would be 146 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William Lyon Mackenzie King from?
He was born in Berlin, Ontario, Canada.
William Lyon Mackenzie King's Popularity
William Lyon Mackenzie King was a famous Canadian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada, who was born on December 17, 1874. As a person born on this date, William Lyon Mackenzie King is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (December 17) and the 11th most popular for the year (1874).
People born on December 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. William Lyon Mackenzie King is the 1102nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to William Lyon Mackenzie King's birthday, William Lyon Mackenzie King is the 588th most famous Canadian.
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