Léon Dion

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Léon Dion
Born (1922-10-09)October 9, 1922
Saint-Arsène, Quebec
Died August 20, 1997(1997-08-20) (aged 74)
Sillery, Quebec City, Quebec
Spouse(s) Denyse Kormann
Awards Order of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Léon Dion, OC OQ (9 October 1922 – 20 August 1997) was a Quebec political scientist.

Dion was born in Saint-Arsène de Rivière-du-Loup. He founded the department of political science at Université Laval with Gérard Bergeron and Maurice Tremblay in 1954.

He is the father of former federal foreign affairs minister and former Liberal leader Stéphane Dion.


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