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Sir Robert Borden
|8th Prime Minister of Canada|
October 10, 1911 – July 10, 1920
Duke of Connaught
Duke of Devonshire
|Preceded by||Wilfrid Laurier|
|Succeeded by||Arthur Meighen|
Robert Laird Borden
June 26, 1854
Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia
|Died||June 10, 1937
|Resting place||Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario|
(1889–1937, his death)
Sir Robert Laird Borden, (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911, to July 10, 1920. He was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office.
After retiring from public life, he served as the chancellor of Queen's University. His portrait appears on Canadian $100 bills produced since 1976.
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Borden and Winston Churchill in 1912
Borden at a Victory Bonds campaign in Toronto, 1915
William Orpen: Portrait of Sir Robert Laird Borden, Oil on canvas, 1919
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