Alexandre Trudeau

Alexandre Trudeau

Born Dec 25, 1973

Alexandre "Sacha" Trudeau is a Canadian filmmaker and journalist, and second son of Canada's former Prime Minister, the late Pierre Trudeau, and Margaret Trudeau.

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1973 Birth Born in 1973.


1996 23 Years Old While attending McGill, Alexandre joined the Canadian Forces as a Reserve Entry Scheme Officer at the Royal Canadian Hussars reserve regiment in 1996. … Read More
1997 24 Years Old …  He graduated with a philosophy degree from McGill University in 1997. … Read More
2000 27 Years Old When Pierre Trudeau died in 2000, both Alexandre Trudeau and his older brother Justin Trudeau returned to the public eye. … Read More


2003 30 Years Old In 2003, he was one of the highest-profile Canadian journalists covering the 2003 invasion of Iraq, producing a documentary film for the CTV program W5, Embedded in Baghdad.
2005 32 Years Old In June 2005, Trudeau focused attention on what he said were the implications for civil liberties in the Canadian government's use of security certificates to detain indefinitely, without trial, suspected terrorists based on secret evidence. … Read More
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In the years following his father's death, Trudeau produced documentaries for Canadian television. Alexandre Trudeau attracted controversy in August 2006 for an article he penned praising Fidel Castro's Cuba.
2008 35 Years Old His most recent documentary "Refuge", produced in 2008, tells the story of the crisis in Darfur.
2009 36 Years Old On December 14, 2009, he was further released and not considered a suspect anymore.
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