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Malcolm Turnbull


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BIRTH PLACE Sydney, Australia
FULL NAME Malcolm Turnbull
DATE OF BIRTH October 24, 1954
After serving in the Australian Parliament as both Leader of the Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition, as well as the Australian Minister for Communications, he became the country's 29th Prime Minister in 2015. He attended both the University of Sydney and Brasenose College, University of Oxford. Upon his 1980 graduation from the latter school, he returned to Australia and worked as an attorney. He published several politically-themed nonfiction works, including Fighting for the Republic: the Ultimate Insider's Account and The Spycatcher Trial. His marriage to business executive Lucy Hughes Turnbull resulted in children named Daisy and Alex. In 2013, he and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott jointly addressed the Australian public with plans for a new National Broadband Network.