Gagnon, Jean-Pierre, 1942-

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Gagnon, Jean-Pierre, 1942-

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Jean-Pierre Gagnon (1942- ) was an historian with the Directorate of History (DHIST) and a writer. He obtained his BA and his Ph.D. in history at Laval University. Apart from his work at DHIST, he taught at Ottawa and Laval Universities and at the Royal Military College of Kingston. While at DHIST, he published "Le 22e bataillon (canadien-français) 1914-1919. étude socio-militaire." He also wrote many articles for historical magazines, for the "Dictionnaire biographique du Canada," and for the "Dictionnaire des oeuvres littéraires du Québec." Moreover, he participated in many national and international conferences. He was invited as a historian to be part of the French television show "Le prix de la liberté" on "Canal D" (a Québec discovery channel). For many years he was secretary and member of the council for the Historical Society of Canada.


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