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PC, CC, OBC, QC
|19th Prime Minister of Canada|
June 25, 1993 – November 4, 1993
|Preceded by||Brian Mulroney|
|Succeeded by||Jean Chrétien|
|Born||March 10, 1947
Port Alberni, British Columbia
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Spouse(s)||Nathan Divinsky (1972–1983)
Howard Eddy (1986–1993)
Hershey Felder (1997–present)
|Alma mater||University of British Columbia
London School of Economics
Avril Phædra Douglas "Kim" Campbell PC CC OBC QC (known as Kim Campbell) (born March 10, 1947), is a Canadian politician, lawyer, diplomat, and writer who was the 19th Prime Minister of Canada from June 25, 1993 to November 4, 1993.
She entered the PC Party leadership race after Prime Minister Brian Mulroney announced his retirement from politics. She defeated Jean Charest at the Progressive Conservative leadership convention and was appointed Prime Minister on June 25, 1993 by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn. She served as Prime Minister from June 25, 1993 to November 4, 1993. She was the first and only to date female Prime Minister of Canada, the first Prime Minister to have been born in British Columbia and the first Prime Minister to be a baby boomer.
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