Wilfrid Laurier

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Sir Wilfrid Laurier

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

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.

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