Sir Charles Tupper
Tupper, Sir Charles (1821–1915), Canadian politican and one of the founders of the Dominion of Canada. He served temporarily as prime minister in 1896 following the resignation of Mackenzie Bowell; however, he lost the election largely due to his support of the reestablishment of French-language schools in Manitoba. Tupper was known as a skilled speaker and politician.
See also: Canada.
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