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Three times Prime Minister of Australia for a period in total of almost five years, Alfred Deakin was a gifted writer and orator. He entered Victorian State Parliament in 1879. He championed federation and was the Victorian delegate when the Australian Colonies Government Bill was presented to the Imperial Parliament.
A founder member
of the Australian parliament he became prime minister in 1903. Nicknamed
'Affable Alfred', Deakin's ideal was a just and progressive
Alfred Deakin was
born on August 3, 1856 in Fitzroy, Australia. His parents had migrated from