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Sir Robert Muldoon

GCMG CH
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Muldoon in 1978
31st Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
12 December 1975 – 26 July 1984
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Denis Blundell
Keith Holyoake
David Beattie
Deputy Brian Talboys (1975–1981)
Duncan MacIntyre (1981–1984)
Jim McLay (1984)
Preceded by Bill Rowling
Succeeded by David Lange
32nd Minister of Finance
In office
12 December 1975 – 26 July 1984
Prime Minister Himself
Preceded by Bob Tizard
Succeeded by Roger Douglas
In office
March 1967 – 8 December 1972
Prime Minister Keith Holyoake
Jack Marshall
Preceded by Harry Lake
Succeeded by Bill Rowling
4th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
9 February 1972 – 8 December 1972
Prime Minister Jack Marshall
Preceded by Jack Marshall
Succeeded by Hugh Watt
21st Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 July 1974 – 12 December 1975
Preceded by Jack Marshall
Succeeded by Bill Rowling
In office
26 July 1984 – 29 November 1984
Preceded by David Lange
Succeeded by Jim McLay
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Tamaki
In office
26 November 1960 – 17 December 1991
Preceded by Bob Tizard
Succeeded by Clem Simich
Personal details
Born
Robert David Muldoon

(1921-09-25)25 September 1921
Auckland, New Zealand
Died 5 August 1992(1992-08-05) (aged 70)
Auckland, New Zealand
Resting place Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank
Nationality New Zealander
Political party National
Spouse(s)
Thea Flyger (m. 1951)
Children 3
Parents James Henry Muldoon
Amie Rusha Browne
Profession Accountant
Military service
Allegiance New Zealand Army
Years of service 1940–1946
Rank Sergeant
Battles/wars World War II

Sir Robert David Muldoon GCMG CH PC (/mʌlˈdn/; 25 September 1921 – 5 August 1992) was a New Zealand politician. He was the 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand, from 1975 to 1984, while Leader of the National Party.


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