Gilles Duceppe

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Gilles Duceppe (French pronunciation: ​[ʒil dysɛp]; born July 22, 1947) is a Canadian retired politician, proponent of the Quebec sovereignty movement and former leader of the Bloc Québécois. He was a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada for over 20 years and was the leader of the sovereigntist Bloc Québécois for 15 years in three stints: 1996, 1997-2011 and in 2015. He was Leader of the Official Opposition in the Parliament of Canada from March 17, 1997, to June 1, 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilles Duceppe has received more than 296,838 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gilles Duceppe is the 16,572nd most popular politician (down from 13,884th in 2019), the 661st most popular biography from Canada (down from 504th in 2019) and the 60th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Gilles Duceppe ranks 16,572 out of 15,577Before him are Tetyana Dorovskikh, Robert J. Bentley, Stéphane Le Foll, Talat Xhaferi, Dennis Hastert, and Panos Kammenos. After him are Edward Seaga, Harry Schwarz, Avdullah Hoti, Peter Mueller, Mike Enzi, and Emmanuel Nadingar.

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Among people born in 1947, Gilles Duceppe ranks 708Before him are Hubert Ingraham, Martyn Poliakoff, Christian Pollas, Ivan Zafirov, Bruce Golding, and John Bruton. After him are Oliver Friggieri, Carry Geijssen, Ronnie Montrose, James K. Morrow, Carole Bayer Sager, and Dieter Riedel.

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Among people born in Canada, Gilles Duceppe ranks 661 out of 1,350Before him are Joe Sakic (1969), Kate McGarrigle (1946), Calvin Bricker (1884), Lindy Booth (1979), Fikayo Tomori (1997), and William Edmond Logan (1798). After him are Emily Bett Rickards (1991), Bruce LaBruce (1964), Christophe Beck (1972), Adam Gontier (1978), Chrystia Freeland (1968), and Harvey Atkin (1942).


Among politicians born in Canada, Gilles Duceppe ranks 60Before him are Patricia Jones (1930), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), Jennifer Granholm (1959), Ted Lindsay (1925), Stéphane Dion (1955), and Georges Vanier (1888). After him are Chrystia Freeland (1968), Herb Drury (1896), Milt Schmidt (1918), Jagmeet Singh (1979), Tom Mulcair (1954), and Alex Tagliani (1973).