Jean-Guy Desforges

Male31 January 1930–13 October 1999

Brief Life History of Jean-Guy

When Jean-Guy Desforges was born on 31 January 1930, in Quebec, Canada, his father, Aimé Desforges, was 25 and his mother, Eva Frappier, was 28. He died on 13 October 1999, in Montreal, Montreal Urban Community, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 69.

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Aimé Desforges
Eva Frappier
Jacqueline Desforges
Carmen Desforges
Jean-Guy Desforges

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    World Events (3)

    1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

    Age 50

    The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


    Age 52

    Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

    1995 · Second Sovereignty-Association Defeated

    Age 65

    This was the second attempt since 1980 at becoming a sovereign province with economic and political partnership between Quebec and the rest of Canada. This was defeated similarly to the first time they tried.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Emile, Gaetan, Gaston, Jacques, Octave, Pierre.

    French: habitational name, with fused preposition and definite article des ‘from the’, denoting someone from any of several places called Forges (in Creuse and Morbihan, for example), based on the plural of French forge ‘forge, smithy’. Compare Deforge .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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