Trudeau Pierre Elliott
Tru·deau(tro͞o-dō′, tro͞o′dō′), Pierre Elliott 1919-2000.
Canadian prime minister (1968-1979 and 1980-1984) whose administration was marked by efforts to contain the French separatist movement in Quebec and by the Canada Act of 1982, which granted Canada full independence from the United Kingdom.
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