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Lieutenant-General The Honourable

Roméo Dallaire

OC CMM GOQ MSC CD
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Romeo Dallaire in 2017
Canadian Senator
from Quebec (Gulf)
In office
March 25, 2005 – June 17, 2014
Preceded by Roch Bolduc
Succeeded by Éric Forest
Personal details
Born
Roméo Antonius Dallaire

June 25, 1946 (1946-06-25) (age 74)
Denekamp, Netherlands
Political party Independent Liberal (2014)
Other political
affiliations
Liberal (2005–2014)
Spouse(s)
Marie-Claude Michaud (m. 2019)
Elizabeth Roberge
(m. 1976; div. 2019)
Children 3 (Willem, Catherine, Guy)
Profession Lieutenant-general (ret'd), Canadian Forces
Military service
Allegiance  Canada
Branch/service  Land Force Command
Years of service 1963–2000
Rank Lieutenant-general
Commands
  • 5e Régiment d'artillerie légère du Canada
  • 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
  • UNAMIR (Force Commander)
  • 1st Canadian Division
  • Land Force Quebec Area

Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Antonius Dallaire, OC, CMM, GOQ, MSC, CD (born June 25, 1946) is a Canadian humanitarian, author, and statesman. He was a senator from Quebec between 2005 to 2014.

A general, Dallaire was Force Commander of UNAMIR between 1993 and 1994.


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