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  • Harold Holt the Former PM who drowned in the sea (sbs)
HArold Holt was an Australian politician and the 17th Prime Minister of Australia from 1966 to 1967. He was born in Stanmore, New South Wales and won a scholarship to study law at the University of Melbourne. Holt went into business as a solicitor, during which time he joined the United Australia Party (UAP). In 1935, aged just 27, he was elected for Fawkner. Holt spent 32 years in Parliament, including many years as a senior Cabinet Minister, but was Prime Minister for only 22 months before he disappeared in December 1967 while swimming at Cheviot Beach near Portsea, Victoria and was presumed drowned.
مرحبا أستراليا من 4-7 بتوقيت سيدني وملبورن من الاثنين وحتى الجمعة, Presented by
Barda Katieh

15 Feb 2017 - 7:38 PM  UPDATED 15 Feb 2017 - 7:38 PM