Jean Charest

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Birthday
24, 1958
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Quebec Liberal Party politician who served as Premier of Quebec during the first decade of the 2000s and as Deputy Prime Minister of Canada during the early 1990s.

Before Fame

He studied at the Université de Sherbrooke and began practicing law in Quebec in the early 1980s.

Trivia

During his service in the Canadian Parliament, he was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party; he later shifted his political allegiance to the Quebec Liberal Party.

Family Life

He was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec to a family of Irish and French heritage. He married Michèle Dionne in 1980; the couple subsequently raised two daughters and one son.

Associated With

In his late twenties, he served in the Cabinet of Progressive Conservative Party Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.