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Philippe Couillard

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31st Premier of Quebec
In office
April 23, 2014 – October 18, 2018
Monarch Elizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor Pierre Duchesne
J. Michel Doyon
Preceded by Pauline Marois
Succeeded by François Legault
Leader of the Official Opposition in Quebec
In office
December 18, 2013 – April 23, 2014
Preceded by Jean-Marc Fournier
Succeeded by Stéphane Bédard
Minister of Health
In office
April 29, 2003 – June 25, 2008
Preceded by François Legault
Succeeded by Yves Bolduc
Leader of the Quebec Liberal Party
Assumed office
March 17, 2013
Preceded by Jean Charest
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Mont-Royal
In office
April 14, 2003 – March 26, 2007
Preceded by André Tranchemontagne
Succeeded by Pierre Arcand
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Jean-Talon
In office
March 26, 2007 – June 25, 2008
Preceded by Margaret F. Delisle
Succeeded by Yves Bolduc
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Outremont
In office
December 18, 2013 – April 7, 2014
Preceded by Raymond Bachand
Succeeded by Hélène David
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Roberval
Assumed office
April 7, 2014
Preceded by Denis Trottier
Personal details
Born June 26, 1957 (1957-06-26) (age 63)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political party Quebec Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Suzanne Pilote
Residence Édifice Price, Québec City
Alma mater Université de Montréal
Profession university professor, neurosurgeon

Philippe Couillard (French: [filip kujaʁ]; born June 26, 1957) is a Canadian politician. He was the 31st Premier of Quebec from 2014 until his defeat in 2018. He is the leader of the Quebec Liberal Party and a former university professor and neurosurgeon in Quebec, Canada.


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