Biographical entry: Hayden, William George (1933 - )
Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
- 23 January 1933
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Govenor-General and Politician
- Alternative Names
- Hayden, Bill
Bill Hayden was leader of the Australian Labor Party between December 1977 and February 1983.
He held senior ministries in the Whitlam and Hawke governments, and served as the 21st Governor-General of Australia from 16 February 1989 to 16 February 1996.