Whitlam, Gough

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Name
Whitlam, Gough Gender: M
Edward Gough Whitlam
born on 11 July 1916 at 07:20 (= 07:20 AM )
Place Kew, Australia, 37s49, 145e02
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 18°14' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 18°27 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 13°19'



Gough Whitlam

Biography

Australian politician who joined the ALP in 1945 and on 11/29/1952, won the federal seat of Werriwa. On 3/07/1960 he was elected Deputy leader of the Labor Party and on 4/27/1966, failed in a leadership challenge against Arthur Calwell. On 2/08/1967 he was elected ALP leader and on 10/25/1969 was defeated by John Gorton in the federal election.

Whitlam served in the RAAF during WW II and passed the Bar in 1947. He married Margaret Dovey on 4/22/1942; three sons, one daughter.

On 12/02/1972 Whitlam became the first Labor Prime Minster in 23 years. He was the first Australian PM to make a visit to China, on 10/31/1973, and was re-elected on 5/18/1974. After the Senate blocked supply, he and his government were dismissed on 11/11/1975 and on 12/13/1975, Malcolm Fraser's Liberals swept into power. Whitlam resigned from Parliament on 7/31/1978 and he was appointed ambassador to UNESCO on 5/04/1983. Whitlam published "The Truth of the Matter" in 1979.

Gough Whitlam died aged 98 in the morning of 21 October 2014 at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Hawke, Bob (born 9 December 1929)
  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Bjelke-Petersen, Joh (born 13 January 1911). Notes: Political opponent
  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Fraser, Malcolm (born 21 May 1930). Notes: Political opponent

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 22 April 1942 (Margaret Dovey)
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  • Social : Joined group 1945 (Joined the ALP political party)
  • Social : End a program of study 1947 (Passed the bar exam)
  • Work : Gain social status 29 November 1952 (Elected into the federal seat of Werriwa)
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  • Work : New Job 7 March 1960 (Elected Deputy leader of the Labor Party)
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  • Work : Lose social status 27 April 1966 (Lost againse Arthur Calwell)
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  • Work : New Job 8 February 1967 (Elected ALP leader)
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  • Work : Lose social status 25 October 1969 (Defeated against John Gorton)
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  • Work : Gain social status 2 December 1972 (Labour Prime Minister)
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  • Work : Gain social status 18 May 1974 (Reelected P.M.)
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  • Work : Lose social status 11 November 1975 (Malcolm Fraser's Liberal Party takes over power)
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  • Work : Retired 31 July 1978 (Resigned from Parliament)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 (Book released)
  • Work : New Job 4 May 1983 (Appointed Ambassador to UNESCO)
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  • Death of Mate 17 March 2012 (His wife Margaret Whitlam)
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Source Notes

Dennis Sutton givies a rectified time of 7:19:32 AM from unspecified data stated by his family, given in Sutton's 50 Australian charts, published 1996.

Sy Scholfield confirms date and place of birth from birth notice: "WHITLAM (nee Maddocks). - On the 11th July, at "Ngara," Rowland-street, East Kew, to Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Whitlam - a son (Edward Gough)." (The Age/The Argus, 22 July 1916, p. 1). [1]

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Idealist (Visionary)
  • Traits : Personality : Vain/ Self-absorbed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (4 Children)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Flight Lieutenant, World War II)
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat (Ambassador to UNESCO)
  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (Australian Prime Minister)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Labor Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Prime Minister)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction

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