12-Year-Old's Prank Made Him Aussie PM*

*According to the Wikipedia page he edited
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 13, 2016 11:24 AM CDT
Australia's 30th Prime Minister, Orley Fenelon.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Serving as Australia's prime minister is an impressive gig for a 12-year-old—even if it's only Wikipedia-official. Orley Fenelon of Brisbane edited a Wikipedia article on Australian prime ministers on Friday to name himself Australia's 30th and youngest PM. It went unnoticed for two days—long enough that "I thought someone would write a book (about Australian politics) and I'd be included in it," Orley tells the BBC. He tells the Sydney Morning Herald that the experience was his proudest accomplishment, though "it was a pretty quiet term." With more time, "I would have declared the national food to be kebabs," he adds, per Mashable.

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