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Robert Borden

8th prime minister of Canada

Sir Robert Laird Borden, (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911, to July 10, 1920. He was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office.


Sir Robert Borden

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8th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
October 10, 1911 – July 10, 1920
MonarchGeorge V
Governor-GeneralEarl Grey
Duke of Connaught
Duke of Devonshire
Preceded byWilfrid Laurier
Succeeded byArthur Meighen
Personal details
Born
Robert Laird Borden

June 26, 1854
Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia
DiedJune 10, 1937(1937-06-10) (aged 82)
Ottawa, Ontario
Resting placeBeechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
(1867–1891)
Conservative
(1891–1917, 1922–1937)
Unionist
(1917–1922)
Spouse(s)Laura Bond
(1889–1937, his death)
Signature

After retiring from public life, he served as the chancellor of Queen's University. His portrait appears on Canadian $100 bills produced since 1976.

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