Joe Clark
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"Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark", is a Canadian wikt:statesman/statesman, businessman, writer, and university professor, and former journalist and politician. He served as the List of Prime Ministers of Canada/16th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 4, 1979, to March 3, 1980.

Despite his relative inexperience, Clark rose quickly in federal politics, entering the House of Commons in the Canadian federal election, 1972/1972 election and winning the Progressive Conservative leadership election, 1976/leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party in 1976. He came to power in the Canadian federal election, 1979/1979 election, defeating the Liberal government of Pierre Trudeau and ending sixteen continuous years of Liberal rule. Taking office the day before his 40th birthday, Clark is the youngest person to become Prime Minister. His tenure was brief as he only won a minority government, and it was defeated on a Motion of no confidence/motion of non-confidence. Clark's Progressive Conservative Party subsequently lost the Canadian federal election, 1980/1980 election and Clark the Progressive Conservative leadership election, 1983/leadership of the party in 1983.

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