Family tree of Henri-Gustave JOLY DE LOTBINIèRE

Canadian politician

CanadianBorn Henri-Gustave JOLY DE LOTBINIèRE

4th Premier of Quebec

Born on December 05, 1829 in Épernay, France , France

Died on November 16, 1908 in Quebec City, Canada

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Sir Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, PC was born as Henry-Gustave Joly in Épernay, France. His father's family was one of the traditional Huguenot families from Switzerland and his mother's family was Roman Catholic. Initially a Huguenot himself, Henri-Gustave converted to Anglicanism before he married in 1856.

His father, Gaspard-Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, was a pioneer of early photography (the first man to photograph the Acropolis, in 1839) who made a series of daguerreotypes while on a Grand Tour through Greece, Egypt and the Holy Land.


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