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Hawke

1. Edward, 1st Baron. 1705--81, British admiral. He destroyed the French fleet in Quiberon Bay (1759), preventing a French invasion of England
2. Robert (James Lee), known as Bob. born 1929, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1983--91)
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Robert James Lee Hawke was born in the agricultural community of Bordertown, South Australia, to a minister father.
Bob Hawke Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe was among those paying tribute to the former premier, noting, among other achievements, Mr Hawke's penchant for downing pints of beer in one.
Thanks for everything, Mr Hawke." Only two other prime ministers served Australia longer, and both were members of the conservative Liberal Party.
Hawke, who was Australia's 23rd Prime Minister from March 1983 to December 1991, is considered one of the most popular Prime Ministers in Australian history.
CNN cited a statement released by Hawke's widow Blanche D'Alpuget, describing the late 23rd Prime Minister of Australia as "the greatest Australian of the post-war era."
Canberra: Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89.
Billy's also on the run, his pursuer none other than Pat Garrett (Hawke), the new sheriff in Lincoln County.
Now he's 47, but when he was much younger, Ethan Hawke read Cassavetes on Cassavetes, the indie filmmaker bible, and then went to hear the author's widow, Gena Rowlands, speak.
1 February 2018 - California, US-based digital marketing agency Hawke Media has acquired California-based growth marketing shop Execute.LA that specialising in funnel optimisation and growth hacking for early stage consumer products and startups, the company said.
NIGEL HAWKE is never frightened to send his horses on a long journey in search of success and Camron De Chaillac can make the 680-mile round trip pay with victory at Sedgefield tomorrow.
Hawke's Point has completed an investment in Capricorn Metals Ltd., an ASX-listed gold explorer and developer based in Perth, and the owner and developer of the Karlawinda Gold Project in Western Australia, the company said.
2 DEAD POET'S SOCIETY (1989) ROBIN WILLIAMS' shines as an English teacher who stirs Hawke and his pals' rebellious sides at a buttoned-down boarding school, armed with nothing more than Walt Whitman's collected works and some amateur dramatics.