Georges-Henri Blouin

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Georges-Henri Blouin (1921 – 27 December 2007) was a Canadian diplomat.[1]

Blouin grew up in Montreal and earned a Master of Law degree from Université de Montréal.[1] In 1949 Blouin joined the Canadian Department of External Affairs.[1]

In 1965 he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Cameroon[2] then concurrently to the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Gabon. He was later appointed to Morocco, Spain[3] and then the Netherlands.[4] Later, Blouin became chief of protocol for Brian Mulroney's government.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Obituary: Georges Blouin was a born diplomat". Ottawa Citizen. 1 January 2008. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "New ambassadors". Ottawa Citizen. 21 May 1965. p. 3. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Diplomats appointed". Calgary Herald. Canadian Press. 12 August 1977. p. 12. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Best, Patrick (8 September 1979). "Israeli diplomat leaves for retirement". Ottawa Citizen. p. 14. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Fulgence Charpentier
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Cameroon
1965-1967
Succeeded by
J.E. Thibault
Preceded by
Fulgence Charpentier
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Central African Republic
1965-1967
Succeeded by
J.E. Thibault
Preceded by
Fulgence Charpentier
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Chad
1965-1967
Succeeded by
J.E. Thibault
Preceded by
John Clemence Gordon Brown
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Democratic Republic of Congo
1965-
Succeeded by
Daniel Georges Marc Baudouin
Preceded by
Fulgence Charpentier
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Gabon
1965-
Succeeded by
J.E. Thibault
Preceded by
Joseph Evremond Ghislain Hardy
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Morocco
1973-1974
Succeeded by
Daniel Georges Marc Baudouin
Preceded by
Joseph Evremond Ghislain Hardy
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Spain
1973-1977
Succeeded by
Jacques Jean Couillard Dupuis
Preceded by
Saul Forbes Rae
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands
1979-1983
Succeeded by
Lawrence Austin Hayne Smith