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Michaelle Jean


A broadcaster who used her journalism popularity to be the 27th Governor General of Canada from 2005 to 2010. She relocated from Haiti to Canada with her family members like a refugee in 1968. She worked well like a broadcaster for Radio-Canada as well as the Canadian Broadcasting Company. She is at a longtime romantic relationship with her, spouse Jean-Daniel Lafond. She offered because the 27th Governor General of Canada under Primary Minster Paul Martin .

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Full Name Michaëlle Jean
Date Of Birth September 6, 1957
Place Of Birth Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Profession Journalist
Education Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Université de Montréal, University of Florence, University of Perugia
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Jean-Daniel Lafond
Children Marie-Éden Lafond
TV Shows Rough Cuts
Star Sign Virgo

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1 Prime Minister of Canada, Paul Martin, announced that she was to become Governor General of Canada from the end of September 2005. [August 2005]
2 At age 11, she and her family fled the brutal regime of François Duvalier.
3 The first black and youngest person to be Governor General of Canada
4 Fluent in five languages - English, French, Italian, Spanish and Haitian Creole.
5 Appointed to the post of Governor-General of Canada, the rank directly below that of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada's head of state. [4 August 2005].



Les 4 vérités 2016 TV Series Herself
Vivement dimanche 2014 TV Series Herself
The Hour 2012 TV Series Herself
Canada for Haiti 2010 TV Movie documentary Herself
Canada A.M. 2006 TV Series Herself
The Passionate Eye 2000 TV Series documentary Host
La liberté en colère 1994 Documentary Herself (uncredited)

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