Hawke, who represented the Laborpartiet, won the second day in 1983. The folklige the leader then won the next three elections after it and is the Laborpolitiker longest-serving prime minister in the country.
”The australian people loved Bob Hawke, because they knew he loved them. So it was right up until the end,” said Labor party leader Bill Shorten in a statement.
was not the soul. He was known for taking the world record in the shortest period of time wrap a meterlångt beer mugs, and 1995 separated himself from his wife, with whom he had four children with, in order to marry his mistress Blanche d'Alpuget.Image 1 of 3 Bob Hawke and Margaret Thatcher (right) during the british prime minister's visit to Australia in 1988. Photo: Rick Stevens Slide 2 of 3 : U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Bob Hawke in the White house in 1988. Photo: Peter Heimsath/TT Slide 3 of 3 Bob Hawke, along with his then wife Hazel, and prince Charles and princess Diana in Canberra in 1983. Photo: James Gray/Daily Mail/REX Slide show
Bob Hawke left politics in 1992 after having resigned as party leader the year before after a losing power struggle against partikollegan Paul Keating. Hawkes's death comes just days before Australia goes to the polls on Saturday.