September 17, 1984 - June 25, 1993
Martin Brian Mulroney (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) was sworn in as Canada's 18th Prime Minister on September 18, 1984, and served until June 25, 1993. While he was in office, the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement was signed in 1988 and the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1992. Mr. Mulroney was first elected to the House of Commons in 1983 and served as Leader of the Opposition from 1983 to 1984. Before entering political life he practised law. He was born in Baie-Comeau, Quebec, on March 20, 1939.