Robert James Lee Hawke was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991. A member of the Labor Party, Hawke served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Wills from 1980 to 1992.
Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely.. Reuters - Published
Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his Labor party said. Reuters - Published