Gough Whitlam, 91 Years Young

Edward Gough Whitlam, Prime Minister of Australia 1972-75, living national treasure, is 91 years old today.

It is 55 years since Whitlam was first elected to the House of Representatives, 40 years since he was elected Federal Labor leader, 35 years since he was elected Prime Minister, 32 years since he was dismissed by Governor-General Kerr, 30 years since he fought his last election as leader, and 29 years since he left the Parliament.

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