|The Right Honourable
Richard John Seddon
Rt. Hon. Richard Seddon in 1905.
|15th Prime Minister of New Zealand|
27 April 1893 – 10 June 1906
|Preceded by||John Ballance|
|Succeeded by||William Hall-Jones|
|Constituency||Hokitika, Kumara, West Coast|
22 June 1845|
|Died||10 June 1906
|Spouse(s)||Louisa Jane Spotswood (m. 1869)|
Richard Seddon (22 June 1845 – 10 June 1906) was Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1893 through 1906. He is the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand. He introduced women's rights for his country in 1893, 25 years before the United Kingdom did.