Pierre Chauveau Medal

The Pierre Chauveau Medal is a biennial award of the Royal Society of Canada "for a distinguished contribution to knowledge in the humanities other than Canadian literature and Canadian history".

Pierre Chauveau Medal
Awarded for"a distinguished contribution to knowledge in the humanities other than Canadian literature and Canadian history"
DateBiennially
CountryCanada
Presented byRoyal Society of Canada
First awarded1952
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The award consists of a silver medal and is named in honour of Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau (1820–1890), who was a Canadian lawyer, writer, orator, educator and statesman. He was the second President of the Royal Society of Canada and the first Premier of the Canadian province of Quebec following the establishment of the Dominion of Canada in 1867.

RecipientsEdit

Source: Royal Society of Canada

ReferencesEdit

  • "Past Award Winners - Pierre Chauveau Medal". The Royal Society of Canada. Retrieved January 4, 2016.