Marc Garneau Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Marc Garneau (Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau)

Last Updated: 05 Apr, 2024 | Views: 173

Age: 75

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Astronaut

Famous For: Naval Officer With The Canadian Armed Forces

Higher Education: Graduated

Marc Garneau Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Feb, 1949 (75 Years 02 Months 27 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province

Birth District
Quebec City

Birth Sign



Marc Garneau Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Marc Garneau was born on 23d February 1949. His tenure as a Cabinet minister from 2015 to 2021 was followed by retirement as a Royal Canadian Navy officer. Garneau served as minister of foreign affairs from January to October 2021 and as minister of transport from November 2015 to January 2021. He represented Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount in Parliament. He served as a naval officer and was selected as an astronaut for the 1983 NRC group before entering politics. STS-41-G was his first space flight, followed by STS-77 and STS-97.
Marc Garneau Career:
Marc Garneau Early life
In 1949, Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau was born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. In Quebec City and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, he studied.Philippe Garneau is also his brother.
Marc Garneau Education And Military Career
Marc Garneau graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in physics engineering.
The Imperial College of Science and Technology in London, England, awarded Marc Garneau a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1973."The Perception of Facial Images" was the title of his thesis. He discriminated facial features using the Photofit analog computer.
Marc Garneau Space Career
Marc Garneauwas the first Canadian astronaut in outer space on 5th October 1984, one of the first six Canadian astronauts. He was one of six officers chosen from over 4,000 applicants for the new Canadian Astronaut Program (CAP) in 1984.
Marc Garneau Political Career
In 2008, he began serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount and its predecessor Westmount—Ville-Marie.
Marc Garneauwas appointed Minister of Transport in the 29th Canadian Ministry on 4th November 2015. A cabinet shuffle on 12th January 2021 resulted in his appointment as Foreign Minister.
Marc Garneau Awards:
• 2003: Companion of the Order of Canada (C.C.) 
• 1984: Officer of the Order of Canada (O.C.)
• 2012: Diamond Jubilee Medal for Canada in honor of Queen Elizabeth II
Marc Garneau Unknown Facts:
Marc Garneauhas been involved in charitable activities and community engagement throughout his career. Science, technology, and education have been among his causes.
Marc Garneaureceived an Order of Canada for his exceptional contributions to Canada in 1984. The government recognizes these individuals for their outstanding service.

Marc Garneau Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 kg
In Pounds 165 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Marc Garneau Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Andre Garneau

Mother's Name
Jean Garneau

Pamela Soame

Philippe Garneau


Yves Garneau, Adrien Garneau, Gaorge Garneau

Simone Garneau

Marc Garneau Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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