• Born date: 1848-03-24
  • Born in: Lower Canada
  • Death date: 1906-10-07
  • Death in: Montréal
Honoré Beaugrand

Honoré Beaugrand (24 March 1848 – 7 October 1906) was a Canadian journalist, politician, author and folklorist, born in Berthier County, Quebec. As a young graduate from military school Beaugrand joined the French military forces under General Bazaine in Mexico, supporting the ill-fated emperor Maximilian of Mexico. He returned with those troops to France after the fall of Chapultepec and Maximilian's execution. After some months he moved to New Orleans in 1868 and became a journalist.