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date: 22 February 2020

Barton, Sir Edmund (1849–1920) Australian statesman and jurist, first Prime Minister of Australia (1901–03). 

Source:
A Dictionary of World History
Author(s):
Anne KerrAnne Kerr, Edmund WrightEdmund Wright

He helped to draft the proposed Commonwealth constitution and went to England in 1900 (accompanied by Alfred Deakin) to see the bill through Parliament. He resigned as Prime Minister in ... ...

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