Robert Gordon Menzies (Menzies Robert Gordon)( Prime Minister of Australia.)
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Biography Robert Gordon Menzies (Menzies Robert Gordon)
Born in Djeparov (pc. Victoria) December 20, 1894. Receiving a law degree, took up the practice of law. In 1928-1934 he worked in the State Legislature. In 1934 he was elected to Federal Parliament, was Attorney General in April 1939, after the death of Dzh.Layonsa (following the brief tenure of Sir Earle Page's as prime minister) was the leader of the Party of a single Australian head office. At the beginning of World War II the government provided assistance Menzies England. In 1943 Menzies became leader of the parliamentary opposition and played a crucial role in creating a renewed Liberal Party at a time when a single party and the Agrarian Party of Australia have been unable to agree on cooperation. In December 1949 a coalition of Liberal and Agrarian Party won the federal election, and Menzies again became prime minister. Contributed to the unification of Australia, New Zealand and the United States in blocks ANZUS and SEATO. In 1963 Menzies was elevated to the dignity of a knight. In 1966 he resigned. Menzies died in Melbourne 16 May 1978.