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Richard John Seddon
Rt. Hon. Richard Seddon in 1905.
|15th Prime Minister of New Zealand|
27 April 1893 – 10 June 1906
|Preceded by||John Ballance|
|Succeeded by||William Hall-Jones|
|Constituency||Hokitika, Kumara, West Coast|
22 June 1845|
|Died||10 June 1906
|Spouse(s)||Louisa Jane Spotswood (m. 1869)|
Richard Seddon (22 June 1845 – 10 June 1906) was Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1893 through 1906. He is the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand. He introduced women's rights for his country in 1893, 25 years before the United Kingdom did.
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James Carroll (second row, far right). Front row from left: Richard Seddon, Mahuta Tāwhiao, Māori King. Second row from left: Tupu Taingakawa Te Waharoa, Māori Kingmaker; Henare Kaihau, MP. Taken at Huntly, New Zealand in 1898
Seddon (far right) addressing a Liberal rally in Greytown, late 1890s
Richard Seddon's grave in Bolton Street Memorial Park, Wellington.
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