Michael Ignatieff

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Birthday
12, 1947
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada

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Politician and author who was the head of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition from 2008-11. He's also a historian who held prominent positions at Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Toronto universities.

Before Fame

He earned his PhD in history from Harvard University in 1976.

Trivia

He won a Gemini Award for his 1993 documentary series Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New Nationalism.

Family Life

His father George was a diplomat and his mother's name is Jessie. He married Zsuzsanna Zsohar in 1999.

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In 2009, he met with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss climate change and human rights.

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