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Wilfrid Laurier

7th prime minister of Canada

Sir Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier, GCMG, PC, KC, (20 November 1841 – 17 February 1919), known as Wilfrid Laurier (French: [wilfʁid loʁje]; English: /ˈlɔːri/), was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada from 11 July 1896 to 6 October 1911.


Sir Wilfrid Laurier

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7th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
11 July 1896 – 6 October 1911
MonarchVictoria
Edward VII
George V
Governor-GeneralEarl of Aberdeen
Earl of Minto
Earl Grey
Preceded byCharles Tupper
Succeeded byRobert Borden
Personal details
Born
Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier

20 November 1841
Saint-Lin, Canada East
Died17 February 1919(1919-02-17) (aged 77)
Ottawa, Ontario
Resting placeNotre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Zoé Lafontaine
(1868–1919, his death)
Alma materMcGill University
ProfessionLawyer
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