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Joan Kirner
  • Name: Joan Kirner
  • Born: 06/20/1938
  • Died: 06/01/2015 (76 years old)
  • Profession: Teacher

Joan Elizabeth Kirner AC (née Hood; 20 June 1938 – 1 June 2015) was an Australian politician who was the 42nd Premier of Victoria, serving from 1990 to 1992. A Labor Party member of the Parliament of Victoria from 1982 to 1994, she was a member of the Legislative Council before later winning a seat in the Legislative Assembly. Kirner was a minister and briefly deputy premier in the government of John Cain Jr., and succeeded him as premier following his resignation. She was Australia’s third female head of government and second female premier, Victoria’s first, and held the position until her party was defeated in a landslide at the 1992 state election.

School: University of Melbourne

Alias: Joan Elizabeth Hood

Party: Labor Party

Birth Place: Essendon, Victoria, Australia

Death Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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