Beliveau, Jean Marc

Born: Aug 31, 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Hockey Player

1931 - Born on the 31st of August in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

1951 - Played Center for Montreal Canadiens.

1953 - Won the Quebec Senior Hockey League scoring championship with the Quebec Aces.

         - Joined the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

1956 - Won the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the league's scoring champion, Hart Memorial Trophy as most valuable player.

1970 - Jean Béliveau retired at the end of the NHL season.

1971 - Established the "Jean Béliveau Foundation".

1993 - Transferred the foundation to the "Society for Disabled Children."

1994 - Offered the position of Governor General of Canada but declined the position.

1995 - He received Loyola Medal.

         - Member of the National Order of Quebec and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.

1998 - He was appointed as a companion to the Order of Canada on the 6th of May.

2001 - His name was added to Canada's Walk of Fame.

         - Honored with his portrait on a Canadian postage stamp.

2004 - Jean Béliveau supported the NHL's position in the National Hockey League labor dispute.

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