Category: Persons of National Historic Significance

Categories: Canada, Notables

Persons of National Historic Significance are people designated by the Canadian government as being nationally significant in the history of the country.

There is a searchable directory of designated people on the Parks Canada web site. Wikipedia also maintains a list of Persons of National Historic Significance.


Person Profiles (363)

 
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A

12 Mar 1821 St. Andrews, Lower Canada - 30 Oct 1893 photo
30 Dec 1878 Hibbert, Perth, Ontario, Canada - 23 May 1943 photo
10 Nov 1823 Westbury, Lower Canada - 05 Nov 1898 photo
25 May 1879 Maple, Ontario, Canada - 09 Jun 1964 photo
01 Feb 1809 Liverpool, Nova Scotia - 06 May 1891 photo
14 Aug 1881 South Cayuga, Haldimand, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada - 29 Apr 1946 photo
24 Feb 1848 Wolfe Island, Canada West - 24 Oct 1899 photo
18 Nov 1876 Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada - 24 Apr 1955 photo
03 May 1814 Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia - 14 Dec 1892 photo
05 Apr 1854 St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada - 11 May 1936 photo
05 Aug 1872 Montréal, Québec, Canada - 17 Dec 1945 photo
05 Feb 1777 Truro, Nova Scotia - 28 Jan 1846 photo
23 Dec 1865 Newcastle, Canada West - 08 May 1948 photo
12 Feb 1632 Amiens, Picardie, France - 20 Sep 1702 photo
30 Oct 1786 Québec, Province de Québec - 29 Jan 1871 photo

B

18 Mar 1869 Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Argenteuil, Québec, Canada - 02 Sep 1940 photo
06 Nov 1796 Stockport, Cheshire, England - 23 Jun 1878 photo
23 Sep 1781 Blithfield, Staffordshire, England - 19 May 1843 photo
02 Jan 1882 Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada - 07 Aug 1948 photo
12 May 1804 York, Upper Canada - 09 Dec 1858 photo
14 Nov 1891 near Alliston, Essa, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada - 21 Feb 1941 photo
03 Nov 1894 Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada - 12 Mar 1930 photo
21 Feb 1776 Liverpool, Nova Scotia - 03 Aug 1824 photo
15 Aug 1875 Brigus, Newfoundland - 28 Apr 1946
20 Jun 1857 Baden, Canada West - 15 Aug 1925 photo
10 Mar 1796 Fredericton, York, New Brunswick - 28 Nov 1867 photo
05 May 1841 Montreal, Quebec, Canada - 26 Dec 1900 photo
09 May 1819 Island of Mauritius - 11 Jun 1894 photo
18 Sep 1888 Hastings, Sussex, England, United Kingdom - 13 Apr 1938
27 Feb 1799 Halifax, Nova Scotia - 18 Mar 1877 photo
05 Feb 1854 Perth, Lanark County - 29 Aug 1936 photo
03 Jun 1841 Toronto Twp., Upper Canada - 17 Jun 1917 photo
07 Apr 1851 Toronto, York, Canada West - 02 Oct 1923 photo
11 Jun 1793 Shaftesbury, England - 05 Dec 1883 photo
03 Jul 1870 Hopewell Hill, Albert, New Brunswick, Canada - 26 Jun 1947 photo
15 Apr 1870 Bewdley, Ontario, Canada - 04 May 1956 photo
04 Mar 1890 Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada - 12 Nov 1939 photo
13 Aug 1822 Moose Factory, Upper Canada - 12 Oct 1892 photo
13 Nov 1825 Saint-Lambert, Chambly, Lower Canada - 30 Oct 1879 photo
03 Feb 1798 Sturgeon, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada - 11 Dec 1892 photo
03 Feb 1773 Acton, Middlesex, England - 18 Oct 1856 photo
08 Feb 1894 Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada - 11 Sep 1956 photo
21 Jun 1826 Florence, Italy - 12 Feb 1902 photo
13 Oct 1833 Adelaide Township, Upper Canada - 01 Mar 1912 photo
16 Apr 1907 Valcourt, Quebec, Canada - 18 Feb 1964 photo
25 Feb 1857 St. John's, Newfoundland - 16 Mar 1927 photo
05 Apr 1827 Waterloo, Lower Canada - 08 Dec 1925 photo
26 Jun 1854 Grand Pré, Kings Co., Nova Scotia - 10 Jun 1937 photo
14 May 1774 Québec, Province de Québec - 08 Apr 1841 photo
24 Oct 1836 Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia - 13 Oct 1902 photo
27 Dec 1824 Rickinghall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom - 10 Dec 1917 photo
abt Mar 1742 near Akron, Summit, Ohio - 24 Nov 1807 photo
abt 1736 Canajoharie - 16 Apr 1796
06 Oct 1769 St. Peter Port, Guernsey - 13 Oct 1812 photo
24 Feb 1817 Moreau, Saratoga County, New York, USA - 07 Dec 1889 photo
02 Jul 1876 Exeter, Ontario, Canada - 17 Apr 1933 photo
01 Nov 1818 Hamilton Inlet, Labrador - Apr 1905 photo
29 Nov 1818 Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland - 09 May 1880 photo
20 Jul 1811 London, England, United Kingdom - 20 Nov 1863 photo
abt 1592 Champigny-sur-Marne, Ile-de-France, France - bef Jun 1633 photo
03 Jul 1823 Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland - 19 Jun 1902 photo
abt 1565 Worleton, Dyffryn, Glamorgan, Wales - Apr 1634 photo

C

bef 09 Mar 1822 Hedon, England - 24 May 1892 photo
03 Sep 1724 Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland - 10 Nov 1808 photo
15 Apr 1861 Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick - 08 Jun 1929 photo
13 Dec 1871 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - 02 Mar 1945 photo
12 Feb 1819 St. John's, Newfoundland - 01 Mar 1900 photo
06 Sep 1814 Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada - 20 May 1873 photo

C cont.

04 Dec 1835 Kingston, Upper Canada - 24 Sep 1912 photo
13 Aug 1574 Hiers-Brouage, Aunis, France - 25 Dec 1635 photo
22 Aug 1800 Amherst, Nova Scotia - 06 Feb 1880 photo
02 Dec 1811 Rivière-Ouelle, Kamouraska, Bas-Canada - 17 Jul 1885 photo
09 Nov 1840 Sainte-Thérèse, Lower Canada - 13 Jun 1898 photo
10 Dec 1858 La Prairie, Canada East - 01 May 1931 photo
abt Jul 1852 Port Williams, Nova Scotia - 22 Nov 1933 photo
03 Oct 1682 Toulon, France - 23 Mar 1756
30 Jun 1618 Charly-sur-Marne, Château-Thierry, Champagne, France - bef 1698 photo
13 Feb 1819 Berwick-Upon-Tweed, England - 14 Aug 1883 photo
13 Mar 1874 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - 06 Dec 1917 photo
20 Sep 1810 Queens Royalty, Colony of Prince Edward Island - 21 Aug 1875 photo
05 Sep 1774 Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia Colony - 18 Nov 1871 photo
07 Nov 1728 Marton, Yorkshire, England - 14 Feb 1779 photo
05 May 1796 St John's, Newfoundland - 30 Apr 1868 photo
25 Dec 1850 Dublin, Ireland - 12 Feb 1887 photo
12 Jun 1850 Halifax County, Nova Scotia - 27 Jun 1930 photo
05 Sep 1899 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada - 12 Dec 1989 photo
26 Jun 1861 Montreal Quebec, Canada - 10 Mar 1932 photo
1830 Belly River, Alberta, Canada - 25 Apr 1890 photo
22 Sep 1868 Frankville, Kitley, Leeds, Ontario, Canada - 10 Jul 1931 photo
21 Nov 1787 Halifax, Nova Scotia - 28 Apr 1865 photo
20 Aug 1779 Québec, Province de Québec - 11 Jul 1849

D

08 Mar 1866 Combermere, Ontario, Canada - 09 Jan 1944 photo
04 May 1845 Charlottetown, Colony of Prince Edward Island - 01 May 1924 photo
abt 1550 Sandridge, Devon, England - 29 Dec 1605 photo
29 Dec 1783 Harwich, Essex, England - 18 Dec 1853
bef 02 Jun 1603 Tours, Touraine, France - bef Jul 1688
14 Jan 1862 Clarenceville, Missisquoi, Québec - 10 Nov 1941 photo
05 Nov 1854 Levis, Quebec, Canada - 31 Oct 1920 photo
05 Nov 1835 Bideford, Devon, England - 08 Aug 1916 photo
10 Nov 1811 Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia - 14 Jul 1903 photo
12 Jan 1899 Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada - 03 Aug 1995 photo
18 Sep 1895 Neustadt, Grey, Ontario, Canada - 16 Aug 1979 photo
19 Nov 1778 Beauport, Québec - 27 Feb 1829 photo
abt 03 May 1733 - 08 Nov 1809
22 Mar 1860 Maidenhead, Berkshire, England - 01 Dec 1936 photo
23 Jan 1776 Gosport, Hampshire, England - 09 Nov 1861 photo
15 Aug 1803 Demerara, Netherlands - 02 Aug 1877 photo
20 Oct 1904 Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland - 24 Feb 1986 photo
20 Jun 1771 St. Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland - 08 Apr 1820 photo
27 Sep 1772 Québec - 10 Oct 1854 photo
16 Oct 1731 Louisbourg, Isle Royale, Acadie, Nouvelle-France - 08 Oct 1817
27 Sep 1894 St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada - 22 Mar 1968 photo
01 Dec 1837 Red River Settlement - 19 May 1906 photo
22 Dec 1861 Brantford, Brant, Canada West - 22 Jul 1922 photo
31 Aug 1825 Hurlford, Ayrshire, Scotland - 12 Apr 1889 photo
20 Apr 1890 Trois-Rivières, Quebec - 07 Sep 1959 photo

E

Mar 1834 Clogher, near Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland - 31 Jan 1907 photo
11 Aug 1849 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 21 Feb 1933 photo

F

bef 20 Feb 1856 Castleblakeney, Ireland - 16 May 1915 photo
14 Mar 1868 Cookstown, Ontario, Canada - 17 Oct 1933 photo
06 Oct 1866 East-Bolton, Quebec, Canada - 22 Jul 1932 photo
16 Aug 1769 Bolsover, Derbyshire, England - 17 Dec 1822 photo
24 Nov 1848 Halifax, Nova Scotia - 23 Jun 1929 photo
15 Aug 1808 Fredericton, York, New Brunswick - 08 Dec 1880 photo
16 Nov 1780 Glin, County Limerick, Ireland - 10 Dec 1863 photo
07 Jan 1827 Kircaldy, Fife, Scotland - 22 Jul 1915 photo
13 Mar 1774 Virginia - 20 Feb 1864 photo
28 Jul 1958 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - 28 Jun 1981 photo
16 Apr 1786 Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England - 11 Jun 1847 photo
20 May 1776 Mapletown, Hoosick, New York - 18 Aug 1862 photo
abt 1535 Altofts, Yorkshire, England - 22 Nov 1594 photo

G

15 Aug 1780 Maskinongé, Québec Province - 14 Dec 1875 photo
15 Oct 1908 Iona Station, Ontario, Canada - 29 Apr 2006
06 Sep 1817 London, England - 19 Sep 1893 photo
19 Feb 1864 Carleton, Saint John, New Brunswick - 07 Sep 1941

G cont.

19 Jul 1913 Bridgewater, Lunenburg Co, NS, Canada - 26 Sep 1985 photo
30 Nov 1883 Hibbert, Perth, Ontario, Canada - 12 Jan 1962 photo
15 Jun 1809 Québec, Bas-Canada - 02 Feb 1866 photo
02 May 1797 Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia - 29 Apr 1864 photo
01 Aug 1819 Oak Bay, Saint David Parish, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada - 14 Aug 1913 photo
abt 1537 Compton, Devon, England - 09 Sep 1583 photo
26 Jan 1867 Montréal, Québec, Canada - 26 Sep 1932 photo
20 Jan 1905 Los Angeles, California, USA - 20 Sep 1968 photo
25 Sep 1932 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 04 Oct 1982 photo
1889 Windau, Latvia - 13 Aug 1976 photo
21 Apr 1841 Kelso, Scotland - 10 Nov 1921 photo
1793 Fort De La Riviere Tremblante, Saskatchewan, Canada - 15 Jul 1854 photo
22 Dec 1835 Stellarton, Pictou County, Nova Scotia - 10 May 1902 photo
14 Jun 1811 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - 13 Aug 1887 photo
03 May 1814 St. George, Bermuda - 05 Jun 1889 photo

H

11 Aug 1718 Yverdon, Switzerland - 05 Jun 1791 photo
26 Dec 1832 Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada - 21 Apr 1907 photo
17 Dec 1796 Windsor, Nova Scotia - 27 Aug 1865 photo
12 Jul 1855 Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 04 Jan 1908 photo
14 Dec 1837 Mount Pleasant, Upper Canada - 13 Jun 1901 photo
23 Oct 1885 Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada - 29 Jan 1970 photo
15 May 1770 Trois-Rivières, Québec - 16 Sep 1843 photo
23 Apr 1778 England - 22 Mar 1852 photo
25 Nov 1857 Woolwich, Greenwich, London, England - 30 Jan 1942 photo
13 Nov 1822 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - 11 Sep 1895 photo
16 Feb 1805 Near Maidstone, Kent, England - 28 Jan 1868 photo
13 Jul 1779 Newburn, Northumberland, England - 09 Jan 1843
abt 1676 - abt 1755 photo
Aug 1739 New Brunswick, New Jersey - 04 Apr 1824 photo
30 Dec 1816 Halifax, Nova Scotia - 03 May 1888 photo
15 Jun 1789 Charles County, Maryland - 05 May 1883 photo
16 Sep 1838 Eramosa Township, Upper Canada, British North America - 29 May 1916 photo
14 Dec 1807 Dublin, Ireland - 18 Aug 1885 photo
16 Apr 1794 Cork, Ireland - 10 Sep 1871 photo
18 Sep 1861 Toronto, York, Canada West - 06 Oct 1942 photo
18 Jul 1695 Mortagne, Perche, France - 01 Apr 1783 photo
bef 22 Sep 1729 Deventer, Overijssel, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden - 28 Dec 1801
13 Dec 1804 Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia - 01 Jun 1873 photo
29 May 1811 Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States - 01 Jan 1907 photo
1541 Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - Dec 1585 photo
abt 12 Sep 1575 Tamworth, Staffordshire, England - 1611 photo
08 Jan 1853 Darlington Township, Canada West - 24 Aug 1921 photo

I

13 Sep 1775 Great Barrington, Massachusetts - 17 Oct 1868 photo

J

10 Mar 1861 Six Nations of the Grand River, Canada West - 07 Mar 1913 photo
01 Oct 1818 Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 08 Nov 1868 photo
23 Jul 1715 County Meath, Ireland - 11 Jul 1774 photo
19 Jun 1888 Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada - 19 Jul 1949
21 Sep 1645 Québec, Canada, Nouvelle-France - 1700 photo
08 Feb 1852 Bakki, Eyjafjarðarsýsla, Norðurland eystra, Ísland - 28 Nov 1942 photo
01 Jan 1802 Burlington Heights (Hamilton), Wentworth, Upper Canada - 29 Jun 1856 photo

K

03 Sep 1810 Ireland - 20 Feb 1871 photo
abt 1491 Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France - 01 Sep 1557 photo
04 Nov 1821 Thorold, Upper Canada - 07 Jan 1915 photo
1667 Greenwich England - 01 Nov 1724 photo
28 Apr 1839 Newcastle, Upper Canada - May 1885 photo
17 Dec 1874 Berlin, Ontario, Canada - 22 Jul 1950 photo

L

abt 1803 Mountmellick, County Laoighis, Ireland - 26 Oct 1866 photo
24 Nov 1833 Sainte-Rose-de-Lima, Île Jésus, Québec - 04 Jan 1891 photo
19 Oct 1867 Montréal, Québec, Canada - 01 Nov 1945
10 Oct 1807 Boucherville, Lower Canada - 26 Feb 1864 photo
12 Mar 1833 New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island - 14 Jan 1914 photo
abt 01 Nov 1847 Chambly, United Province of Canada - 03 Apr 1930 photo
12 Apr 1792 London, England - 28 Jul 1840 photo
17 Nov 1861 Morpeth, Canada West - 10 Feb 1899 photo
25 Aug 1826 Quebec City, Lower Canada - 11 Jun 1906 photo
 
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