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Pearson, Lester Bowles

(1897–1972), Canadian diplomat and Liberal statesman; prime minister 1963–68. As secretary of state for external affairs 1948–57, he acted as a mediator in the resolution of the Suez crisis in 1956. Nobel Peace Prize (1957).

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Syllabification: Pear·son, Lester Bowles

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