Australia's first Prime Minister
- Edmund Barton was the first Prime Minister of Australia from 1901-1903.
- He'd been a member of Parlament for 20 years.
- Born: 18 January 1849
- Died: 7 January 1920
- Birth Place: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia
- Parents: Willam Barton, Mary Louise Whydah
- He was 1/9 children
- Lived in Australia all his life.
Edmund Barton had been working on federation for 10 years, and became first Prime Minister of Australia because his supporters of federation trusted him.