He Wasn’t Just a World Leader, He Held a Drinking Record

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke is dead at 89
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A former Australian prime minister by the name of Bob Hawke died Thursday, and the 89-year-old is getting due consideration for his four terms as prime minister from 1983 to 1991. But Hawke also has an unusual entry on his resume, especially for a world leader—he’s in the Guinness record book for drinking. More specifically, Hawke put down 2.5 pints in 11 seconds in 1955, while a student at Oxford University, reports the AP.

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