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Adrienne Clarkson

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26th Governor General of Canada
In office
October 7, 1999 – September 27, 2005
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister
Preceded by Roméo LeBlanc
Succeeded by Michaëlle Jean
Personal details
Born
Adrienne Louise Poy

February 10, 1939 (1939-02-10) (age 82)
Hong Kong
Spouse(s)
  • Stephen Clarkson
    (m. 1963; div. 1975)
  • John Ralston Saul (m. 1999)
Alma mater Trinity College, Toronto
University of Paris
(La Sorbonne)
Profession Journalist
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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.

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