Canadian politician, Bernard Landry, Died at 81


Bernard Landry was born on March 9, 1937, in Saint-Jacques, Quebec and died on November 6, 2018.

He was a Quebec lawyer, teacher, politician.

Landry as the leader of the Parti Québécois (2001–2005) served as the 28th Premier of Quebec (2001–2003), and leader of the Opposition (2003–2005).

He was the son of Thérèse Granger and Bernard Landry.

On June 26, 2004, Bernard married scriptwriter and former yé-yé singer Chantal Renaud. A native speaker of French, he also spoke fluent English and Spanish.

He received a degree in law from the Université de Montréal, and a degree in economics and finance from Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris.

From September 2005, he was a professor at UQAM in the business strategy department.

On February 9, 2008, Landry hosted the final round of the Finance Quiz at the 2008 Financial Open at UQAM.

Bernard Landry passed away at 81 years old from complications of pulmonary fibrosis.


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