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Louis St. Laurent

1882 - 1973

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Louis Stephen St. Laurent (Saint-Laurent or St-Laurent in French, baptized Louis-Étienne St-Laurent; February 1, 1882 – July 25, 1973) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the 12th prime minister of Canada from 1948 to 1957. Born and raised in southeastern Quebec, St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis St. Laurent has received more than 599,621 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis St. Laurent is the 11,974th most popular politician (down from 11,088th in 2019), the 237th most popular biography from Canada and the 19th most popular Canadian Politician.

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Among politicians, Louis St. Laurent ranks 11,974 out of 15,577Before him are Vladimir Stoychev, Tengiz Sigua, Ōmura Masujirō, André Marie, Eduard Kokoity, and John Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach. After him are Gunnor, Else Krüger, Dianne Feinstein, Boun Oum, Inge Sørensen, and Charlotte de Rohan.

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Among people born in 1882, Louis St. Laurent ranks 154Before him are Louis Pergaud, Ali Fuat Cebesoy, James Somerville, Julius Edgar Lilienfeld, Giorgio Abetti, and Walter Braunfels. After him are George Bellows, Oldřich Duras, Ossip Bernstein, Maurice Germot, Percy Grainger, and Pascual Orozco. Among people deceased in 1973, Louis St. Laurent ranks 152Before him are Rafael Franco, Ramón de la Fuente Leal, Kid Ory, Harold Hotelling, Gustaf Molander, and Willy Fritsch. After him are Paul Kletzki, Cecil Kellaway, Anton Ackermann, Alina Szapocznikow, Leonid Stein, and Alexander Rou.

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Among people born in Canada, Louis St. Laurent ranks 237 out of 1,350Before him are Harry Crerar (1888), Mario Lemieux (1965), David Card (1956), Kim Campbell (1947), Gordon Thomson (1945), and Mark Robson (1913). After him are Louis Jolliet (1645), Jon Vickers (1926), Jacques Villeneuve (1953), Mordecai Richler (1931), James Craig Watson (1838), and Brian Orser (1961).


Among politicians born in Canada, Louis St. Laurent ranks 19Before him are Stephen Harper (1959), Jean Béliveau (1931), David Johnston (1941), René Lévesque (1922), Mary Simon (1947), and Kim Campbell (1947). After him are John Diefenbaker (1895), Michael Ignatieff (1947), John Abbott (1821), Joe Clark (1939), William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie (1847), and Julie Payette (1963).