Marguerite Monet


Marguerite Monet Bio

Who is Marguerite Monet

Marguerite Monet was famous for being the wife of Louis Riel who was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies.

Early Life (Childhood)

She was born on January 15, 1861, in St François Xavier, Manitoba, Canada. She is the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Monet dit Bellehumeur and Marie-Eulalie Malaterre.

Interesting Facts

Her husband was one of the respected icons in the history of Canada who preserve Métis rights and culture as their homelands in the Northwest came progressively under the Canadian sphere of influence

Personal Life

She married Louis Riel in 1881 at Montana, United States. The relationship between them did not live up to the expectation as death took Marguerite, husband, away from her.