Marc Garneau

1949 - Today

Marc Garneau

Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau, (born February 23, 1949) is a Canadian politician and the Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada. He is a retired military officer, former astronaut, and engineer; Garneau was the first Canadian in space, taking part in three flights aboard NASA Space Shuttles in 1984, 1996 and 2000. Garneau was the president of the Canadian Space Agency from 2001 to 2006, and in 2003 was installed as the ninth Chancellor of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.Garneau has served as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount, and its predecessor Westmount—Ville-Marie, in Montreal since the 2008 federal election, winning by over 9,000 votes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Garneau has received more than 453,780 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13,168th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Marc Garneau ranks 13,042 out of 14,801Before him are Kay Bailey Hutchison, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ken Griffey Jr., Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, Wael Nader al-Halqi, and Michele Bachmann. After him are Kuldip Nayar, Tamás Faragó, Nadiya Savchenko, Art Babbitt, Adrian Smith, and Sheila Young.

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Among people born in 1949, Marc Garneau ranks 459Before him are Khil Raj Regmi, Queen Aishwarya of Nepal, Blase J. Cupich, Michael D. Griffin, Nigel Olsson, and Keith Rowley. After him are Owen Arthur, Sunil Gavaskar, Tom Watson, Scott Turow, Jerome Apt, and Pat Rice.

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Among people born in Canada, Marc Garneau ranks 440 out of 840Before him are Nicholas Lea (1962), Nicole de Boer (1970), Ian Millar (1947), Brad Wright (1961), Will Arnett (1970), and Kevin Zegers (1984). After him are Melissa Auf der Maur (1972), Rob Stewart (1961), Hank Snow (1914), Patrick Gallagher (1968), Ruby Keeler (1909), and Ken Kirzinger (1959).


Among politicians born in Canada, Marc Garneau ranks 39Before him are Charles Tupper (1821), Jeanne Sauvé (null), Pauline Marois (1949), Ted Cruz (1970), Nancy Greene Raine (1943), and Ian Millar (1947). After him are Patrick Roy (1965), Stéphane Dion (1955), Gaétan Boucher (1958), Jean Charest (1958), Jack Layton (1950), and Milt Schmidt (1918).

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