Hector Fabre, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hector Fabre

Canadian diplomat

Date of Birth: 09-Aug-1834

Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Date of Death: 02-Sep-1910

Profession: writer, lawyer, politician, diplomat, journalist

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Hector Fabre

  • Louis-Roch-Hector Fabre, CMG (August 9, 1834 – September 2, 1910) was a French Canadian lawyer, journalist, diplomat, and senator. He was appointed to the Senate of Canada on 5 February 1875 on the recommendation of Alexander Mackenzie.
  • Sitting as a Nationalist, he represented the senatorial division of La Salle, Quebec until his resignation on 12 July 1882. Following his resignation from the Senate, Fabre was appointed Canada's first General Agent in Paris, a position he would occupy until his death in 1910.
  • This appointment marked one of the first diplomatic postings in Canadian history. In 1886, he was created a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George. The Fabres had one son, Paul Fabre (1867–1902), who accompanied his parents to Paris.
  • He was appointed editorial secretary of the journal Paris-Canada in February 1892 and editor two years later. His health was poor, and he died in 1910 at the age of 70.

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