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The Right Honourable
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
7th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
11 July 1896 – 6 October 1911
Monarch Victoria
Edward VII
George V
Governor General Earl of Aberdeen
Earl of Minto
Earl Grey
Preceded by Charles Tupper
Succeeded by Robert Borden
Personal details
Born Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier
20 November 1841
Saint-Lin, Canada East
Died 17 February 1919(1919-02-17) (aged 77)
Ottawa, Ontario
Resting place Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Zoé Lafontaine
(1868–1919, his death)
Alma mater McGill University
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic

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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