Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968 who won the Nobel Prize for Peace for organizing a response to the Suez Crisis. He actively opposed the Vietnam War and helped keep Canada a non-belligerent country during the crisis.
He served in the medical corps early in World War I, then trained as a pilot.
His government introduced initiatives that remained in place in Canada, including universal health care and a national pension plan.
His wife Maryon was known for her sharp tongue and humorous public statements.
Stephen Harper also served as Prime Minister of Canada.