Louis St. Laurent

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Birthday
1, 1882
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 25, 1973 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1882
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 25, 1973 (91)

About

Liberal politician who was the 12th Prime Minister of Canada from 1948 to 1957. He is best known for moving Canada away from its isolationist policies of the past.

Before Fame

He worked as a lawyer and did not enter politics until he was sixty years old.

Trivia

He helped avoid nuclear war by helping to solve the Suez Crisis in 1956 between Great Britain, France, Israel and Egypt.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife Jeanne Renault.

Associated With

Elizabeth II became the Queen of England while he was Prime Minister.