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Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • Name: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • Born: 12/17/1796
  • Died: 08/27/1865 (68 years old)

Thomas Chandler Haliburton (17 December 1796 – 27 August 1865) was a Nova Scotian politician, judge, and author. He made an important political contribution to the state of Nova Scotia before its entry into Confederation of Canada. He was the first international best-selling author of fiction from what is now Canada. In 1856, he emigrated to England, where he served as a Conservative Member of Parliament. He was the father of the British civil servant Lord Haliburton and of the anthropologist Robert Grant Haliburton.

Party: Conservative Party (UK)

Birth Place: Windsor, Nova Scotia

Death Place: Isleworth, England

Source: Wikipedia

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