Adrienne Clarkson

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Adrienne Clarkson

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26th Governor General of Canada
In office
October 7, 1999 – September 27, 2005
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime Minister
Preceded byRoméo LeBlanc
Succeeded byMichaëlle Jean
Personal details
Born
Adrienne Louise Poy

(1939-02-10) February 10, 1939 (age 80)
Hong Kong
Spouse(s)
Alma materTrinity College, Toronto
University of Paris
(La Sorbonne)
ProfessionJournalist
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Adrienne Louise Clarkson PC CC CMM COM CD FRSC(hon) FRAIC(hon) FRCPSC(hon) DStJ (Chinese: 伍冰枝; pinyin: Wǔ Bīngzhī; née Poy, February 10, 1939) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and politician. She was the 26th Governor General of Canada from 1999 through 2005.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Janigan, Mary; Nicol, John (September 20, 1999). "Clarkson Appointed Governor General". Maclean's (Toronto: Kenneth Whyte). ISSN 0024-9262. Archived from the original on June 8, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110608173512/http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=M1ARTM0012014. Retrieved March 2, 2009. 

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