Gilles Duceppe

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Gilles Duceppe (French pronunciation: ​[ʒil dysɛp]; born July 22, 1947) is a retired Canadian 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 has been 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 265,962 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Gilles Duceppe is the 13,909th most popular politician (down from 13,218th in 2019), the 504th most popular biography from Canada and the 39th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Gilles Duceppe ranks 13,909 out of 15,710Before him are Nathaniel P. Banks, Salim Ahmed Salim, Pete Hoekstra, Edward Natapei, Tipper Gore, and Jean Kambanda. After him are Luis de Guindos, Nigel Lawson, Hubert Minnis, Matthias Platzeck, Dedumose II, and Talorc I.

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Among people born in 1947, Gilles Duceppe ranks 566Before him are Ilona Gusenbauer, Navin Ramgoolam, Onny Parun, Rupert Holmes, John Perry Barlow, and Boris Gulko. After him are Dave Arneson, Robert Gordon, George Alec Effinger, Guy François, Stephen R. Donaldson, and Arkady Andreasyan.

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Among people born in Canada, Gilles Duceppe ranks 504 out of 1,130Before him are Daniel Negreanu (1974), Brad Wright (1961), Shawn Ashmore (1979), Rob Stewart (1961), Alessia Cara (1996), and Jeff Healey (1966). After him are Gloria Reuben (1964), JR Bourne (1970), Reginald Aldworth Daly (1871), Estella Warren (1978), Gordon Tootoosis (1941), and Mychael Danna (1958).


Among politicians born in Canada, Gilles Duceppe ranks 39Before him are Pauline Marois (1949), Scotty Bowman (1933), Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook (1879), Jeanne Sauvé (1922), Charles Tupper (1821), and Ted Lindsay (1925). After him are Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1849), Patrick Roy (1965), Nancy Greene Raine (1943), Marc Garneau (1949), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), and Ian Millar (1947).