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Sir Charles Napier Tupper

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: October 30, 1915 (94)
Bexleyheath, Greater London, England, United Kingdom (Heart failure)
Place of Burial: 6 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, B3M 1C2, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Charles Tupper and Miriam Tupper
Husband of Lady Frances Amelia Tupper
Father of Elizabeth Stewart Tupper; Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper; Sophia Almon Tupper; William Johnston Tupper; Emma Cameron and 1 other
Brother of Dr. Nathan Tupper; Charolotte Bleakney and Elizabeth Baker
Half brother of Miriam Lowe; Margery Hellson; Amos Moses Lowe; Thomas R. Lowe; Moses Amos Lowe and 1 other

Occupation: Physician, Premier of Nova Scotia, Father of Confederation, 6th Prime Minister
Managed by: Bill Tupper
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About Sir Charles Tupper, 1st Baronet, GCMG, CB, PC

Charles Tupper (1821-1915)

Former Prime Minister

Sir Charles Napier Tupper, was a father of Confederation, the sixth Prime Minister of Canada and as of 2006, the one with the shortest term of office (69 days).

  • Educated: University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Private Occupation: Physician
  • Political Party: Conservative
  • Term of Office: May 1, 1896 - July 8, 1896
  • Other Ministries: Privy Council 1870-72;
    • Inland Revenue 1872; Customs 1873;
    • Public Works 1878;
    • Railways and Canals 1879-84;
    • Finance 1887-88)
  • Married: October 8, 1846 to Frances Morse (1826-1912)

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Sir Charles Tupper, 1st Baronet, GCMG, CB, PC's Timeline

1821
July 2, 1821
Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
1847
July 23, 1847
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
1849
April 22, 1849
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
1851
October 21, 1851
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
1855
August 3, 1855
Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
1858
February 28, 1858
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
1862
June 29, 1862
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
1915
October 30, 1915
Age 94
Bexleyheath, Greater London, England, United Kingdom