Template:QuebecMNAbio

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"Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.

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Usage[change source]

This template (or its redirected alternative version {{QuebecMLAbio}}) creates a citation link to the biography page at the National Assembly of Quebec website of a parliamentarian in Quebec (or its predecessor entities, Lower Canada and Canada East) who ever held an elective office (even if later appointed to a non-elective body).

This includes members of the following elective bodies:

Note: there was no elected house from 1838 to 1841, in the aftermath of the Lower Canada Rebellion.

Use {{QuebecMLCbio}} instead for parliamentarians who never held an elective office.

This includes members of the following non-elective, appointed bodies:

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Description of parameters[change source]

  • ID (or just use first unnamed parameter): This is part of the URL for the MNA's biography. To look it up:
  1. Go to http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fr/membres/notices/index.html
  2. In the [A] [B] [C] [D] [E-F] [G] [H-I] [J-K] [L] [M] [N-O] [P] [Q-R] [S] [T-U] [V-Z] header, click on the letter corresponding to start of the MNA's surname
  3. Find the MNA's name in the resulting listing and click on it (or right-click and use "copy URL" in your browser)
  4. Extract the part of the URL between http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fr/deputes/ and /index.html (or /biographie.html)
Note: If the URL is of the form http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fr/patrimoine/anciens-parlementaires/#####.html, use {{QuebecMLCbio}} instead.

If no ID is provided, the template will fetch the ID from [{Wikidata]].

Example: {{QuebecMNAbio|dutil-robert-641}} for Robert Dutil
Result: "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
Example: {{QuebecMNAbio|dutil-robert-641|Robert Dutil}} for Robert Dutil
Result: "Biography of Robert Dutil". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.


Note: the old (pre-2010) external-link URLs of the form
http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fra/Membres/notices/d/dutr2.shtml
are now deadlinks. Replace them.


Other parameters
name (or just use second unnamed parameter): if specified (and text is unspecified), sets link text to "Biography of name at National Assembly of Quebec website". This is useful if you need to cite a person's biography on some other person's page. Ignored if text was specified.
text : The link text. If unspecified (and name is also unspecified), this defaults to "Biography at National Assembly of Quebec website". Overrides name.
fr : Specify |fr=no to suppress the default notification that the webpage is in French.
Note: Nearly all of the biographies are available in French only, even if the URL uses /en/ instead of /fr/.

Redirects[change source]

  1. {{QuebecMLAbio}}