Jean Beliveau Biography


Jean Beliveau

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Birth Name: Jean Beliveau
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   85 Years
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Jean Beliveau full name Joseph Jean Arthur Béliveau was a great professional Ice Hockey Player from Canada. He was popular in the world for being the player of Montreal Canadians; he played there for about two decades. Jean Beliveau was from the upper class family born as Joseph Jean Arthur Béliveau in Trois-Rivières, Canada to Arthur and Laurette Béliveau. He had seven siblings and he was the oldest among them. He was a Canadian and was of white descent.


Jean Beliveau was a married man; he was married to Elise Couture, before being bonded into the married relationship they remained in the love relationship for few years. It is rumored that they first met each other in Quebec City. They finally got married in June, 1953. They also had a daughter together, besides this marriage relationship, he was not involved in any kind of extra affairs and he was happy to be her loving spouse. 

Jean Beliveau was a great athlete. Since his childhood days, he had an interest to become the great professional in sports, so he was developing himself, mentally and physically to be one in the future. He was also some kind of lucky as his parents were also interested in Ice Hockey. He began his professional career since 1950, he began his career from the Quebec's amateur league and he made his senior team appearance in 1953 from Quebec Senior Hockey League. Since then he played from there till the end of his career. He earned a massive amount of salary being a professional player but his net worth was difficult to indicate. 

 

 

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Born in Trois-Rivières

1931 31th of December

Jean Beliveau was from the upper class family born as Joseph Jean Arthur Béliveau in Trois-Rivières, Canada to Arthur and Laurette Béliveau. He had seven siblings and he was the oldest among them. He was a Canadian and was of white descent.

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First met his future wife

1950

It was rumored that they first met each other in Quebec City in 1950. After they saw each other for the first time, they began interested in each other and became close to each other. Before being bonded into the married relationship they remained in the love relationship for few years. 

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Married to Elise Couture

1953 27th of December

Jean Beliveau was a married man; he was married to Elise Couture, before being bonded into the married relationship they remained in the love relationship for few years. They finally got married in June, 1953. They also had a daughter together.

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Won Art Ross Memorial Trophy

1956

He became champion several times in his life after making his appearance from the senior professional team. It took him just three professional years to become the champion of Art Ross Memorial Trophy. He also won several awards that year.

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First child, Hélène

1956

He also became the father of his child after being married to love of his life, Elise Couture. Her wife, Elise Couture, became pregnant soon after they got married and she gave birth to her first child, a baby girl named Hélène. She is his only child.

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Retired from Ice Hockey

1971

After playing for two decades from Montreal Canadians being the professional Ice Hockey player, he finally retired in 1971. During this two decades champion he won several awards from his club and he was also honored several individual honors.

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Founded charitable Jean Béliveau Foundation

1973

Soon after retiring from his professional career, he desired to focus his future by helping the needy people so, he actively participated in several charitable programs and helped the poor ones. He has also founded the charitable Jean Béliveau Foundation to help the disabled children.

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Offered the Governor General of Canada

1994

He won several hearts from his professional career and he also established himself as a humble human. Several times in his life, he was offered a prestigious post by the Canadian government. In 1994, Canadian PM desired to make him the Governor General of Canada.

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Won Loyola Medal

1995

He accomplished many things from his professional career. After that he also spent his career in the social work. For such activities, he received several honors by several organizations and also from the Universities. In 1995, he was honored by the Loyola Medal.

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Diagnosed with several cardiac diseases

1996

From the start of 1990s he suffered several health problems, in 1996, he was attacked by the cardiac arrest, and he nearly died at that time. Later on he was also diagnosed with tumors in his neck for which he underwent surgery in 2000. He also suffered various others diseases.

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Was named Canada's Walk of Fame

2001

His name has also been written in several prestigious places. From 1953, he began to become the champion form his professional career and his champion career also continued after he retired from his professional career too, in 2001, he was honored by the Canada's Walk of Fame.

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Was named men's national team

2009 29th of December

He has been nominated in several prestigious awards and has also won some of them. In 2009, he was honored by the Canadian sports team, he was made the Honoree captain of the men's national team. He was made that captain for the next year winter Olympics.

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Died in Longueuil, Canada

2014 2nd of December

He died an unfortunate death in 2014. Before his death, he was taken to hospital many times as he showed several health issues. He also had cardiac problems; he was also diagnosed with several tumors. He also suffered from the stroke several times.

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