Charles Tupper

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Birthday
2, 1821
Birthplace
Amherst, Canada
Death Date
Oct 30, 1915 (94)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1821
Birthplace
Amherst, Canada
Death Date
Oct 30, 1915 (94)

About

One of Canada's founding fathers who played a pivotal role in introducing Nova Scotia into the Canadian Confederation in 1867. He also served as Minister of Public Works and Minister of Railways and Canals.

Before Fame

He had his first political position as a provincial secretary before becoming the 5th Premier of Nova Scotia in 1864.

Trivia

He also went on to serve a brief stint as the 6th Prime Minister of Canada in 1896.

Family Life

He and his wife Frances Morse had six children: Orin, Charles, William, Emma, Lilly, and Sophy.

Associated With

He is a former Prime Minister of Canada like his 20th century contemporary Justin Trudeau .