Viger, Denis-Benjamin
Viger, Denis-Benjamin
French-Canadian statesman and writer (1774-1861)

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  • Viger, Denis Benjamin — (1774 1861)    Born in Montreal. Educated for the legal profession. Practised in Montreal for some years; and in 1808 elected to the Legislative Assembly. Took an active part in the discussion of the grievances of the French Canadians, and in… …   The makers of Canada

  • Denis-Benjamin Viger — (Montréal, 19 août 1774 – Montréal, 13 février 1861) est un homme politique canadien du XIXe siècle, qui fut également …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Denis Benjamin Viger — Denis Benjamin Viger (Montréal, 19 août 1774 – Montréal, 13 février 1861) est un homme politique canadien du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Denis-Benjamin Viger — by Théophile Hamel Denis Benjamin Viger (August 19, 1774 – February 13, 1861) was a 19th century Lower Canadian politician, lawyer, businessman, and Patriote movement member. Viger was part of the militia in the early 19th century and then a… …   Wikipedia

  • Denis-Benjamin Viger —     Denis Benjamin Viger     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Denis Benjamin Viger     French Canadian statesman and writer, b. at Montreal, 19 Aug., 1774; d. 1861. After studying classics and philosophy at the Sulpician college of his native city, he… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Denis-Benjamin Papineau — (November 13, 1789 January 20, 1854) was joint premier of the Province of Canada for Canada East from 1846 to 1848. His joint premiers for Canada West during this period were William Henry Draper and Henry Sherwood. Papineau was a seigneurial… …   Wikipedia

  • Denis-Benjamin Papineau — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Papineau. Denis Benjamin Papineau Denis Benjamin Papineau (13 novembre 1789 à Montréal …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Denis Viger — (June 6, 1741 – June 16, 1805) was a carpenter, businessman and political figure in Lower Canada. He was born in Montreal in 1741, the son of a shoemaker. He worked as a carpenter and also carved wooden objects for the church at Saint Denis. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Viger — may refer to:PeopleThere are a number of prominent Canadians with the surname Viger. This includes: * Amanda Viger (1845 1909), nun, pharmacist and hospital founder * André Viger (1952 2006), wheelchair marathoner and Paralympic * Bonaventure… …   Wikipedia

  • Benjamin-Hyacinthe-Martin Cherrier — (November 11 1757 ndash; December 15 1836) was a surveyor and political figure in Lower Canada.He was born Benjamin Hyacinthe Cherrier at Longueuil in 1757, the son of François Pierre Cherrier, and studied at the Collège Saint Raphaël. He settled …   Wikipedia

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