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Photo: Francois Xavier Garneau Quebec City

A statue of Francois Xavier Garneau displayed in a park next to Porte Saint-Louis in Quebec City, Canada.

Under the deep blue sky above a park near Porte Saint-Louis in Quebec City, Canada is a statue in memory of Francois Xavier Garneau. Garneau was born in 1809 and died in 1866 but during his life he was a poet, civil servant and liberal who wrote a book relating to the history of the French Canadian nation.The History of Canada was the only book which Francois Xavier Garneau wrote but it was a three volume book which took about three years to complete in 1848. Garneau was a brilliant student in school, who flourished in history and by the age of twelve he moved to another school where he became an instructor after two years.After school, he became a notary which took five years to achieve, and then he had a yearning to travel the old world. When returning in 1831, Francois Xavier Garneau was offered a job as secretary to Denis-Benjamin Viger where he learned a great deal until he decided to return home to Quebec City in 1832. ... continue below the picture...



Francois Xavier Garneau Quebec City

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Francois Xavier Garneau Quebec City
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... He began writing poetry, returned to the notary business and then in 1837, Garneau was confirmed as a French-Canadian historian.This quaint park in Quebec City is a beautiful place to go for a stroll on a summer day or an ideal place to enjoy a picnic lunch. The statue of Francois Xavier Garneau gives parents a chance to teach their children a small part of Canadian history while enjoying the fresh air in the park.Statue of Francois Xavier Garneau, a historian 1809-1866, in a park beside Porte Saint-Louis, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 45mm.

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Francois Xavier Garneau Quebec City
A statue of Francois Xavier Garneau displayed in a park next to Porte Saint-Louis in Quebec City, Canada.
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