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Louis Riel

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1844-10-23

Place of Birth:  Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1885-11-16 (41 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  author, métis leader, teacher

Notes: Of Métis origin.

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 362 days (11 months, 27 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Provencher
On Mr. Riel's being expelled from the House of Commons
Independent 1874-09-03
(By-Election)
Elected
Provencher Independent 1874-01-22
(By-Election)
Elected
Provencher
On Mr. Cartier's death, 20-05-1873
Independent 1873-10-13
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Independent 1874-09-03 - 1875-02-25
Independent 1873-10-13 - 1874-04-16

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Great-nephew Roger-Joseph Teillet
(M.P.)
1912-08-21 2002-05-01

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Poésies religieuses et politiques. Saint-Boniface, Man: Editions Des Plaines; 51 p. [1979]

Poésies religieuses et politiques. Montréal: L'Etandard; 51 p. 1886

The selected poetry of Louis Riel / translated by Paul Savoie; edited by Glen Campbell. Toronto, Ont: Exile Editions; 151 p. 1993

Amnistie : mémoire sur les causes des troubles du Nord-Ouest et sur les négociations qui ont amené leur règlement amiable. [Montréal]: Bureau du Nouveau monde; 22 p. 1874

Journaux de guerre et de prison / Louis Riel; présentation, notes et chronologie métisse, 1604-2006 par Ismène Toussaint. Outremont, Québec: Stanké; 348 p. 2006

The collected writings of Louis Riel; George F.G. Stanley, general editor = Les écrits complets de Louis Riel; George F.G. Stanley, rédacteur en chef. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press; 5 v. 1985

Journal de prison. Ecrits du Canada français. 13: 305-353

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 362 days (11 months, 27 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Provencher
On Mr. Riel's being expelled from the House of Commons
Independent 1874-09-03
(By-Election)
Elected
Provencher Independent 1874-01-22
(By-Election)
Elected
Provencher
On Mr. Cartier's death, 20-05-1873
Independent 1873-10-13
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Independent 1874-09-03 - 1875-02-25
Independent 1873-10-13 - 1874-04-16

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Great-nephew Roger-Joseph Teillet
(M.P.)
1912-08-21 2002-05-01

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Poésies religieuses et politiques. Saint-Boniface, Man: Editions Des Plaines; 51 p. [1979]

Poésies religieuses et politiques. Montréal: L'Etandard; 51 p. 1886

The selected poetry of Louis Riel / translated by Paul Savoie; edited by Glen Campbell. Toronto, Ont: Exile Editions; 151 p. 1993

Amnistie : mémoire sur les causes des troubles du Nord-Ouest et sur les négociations qui ont amené leur règlement amiable. [Montréal]: Bureau du Nouveau monde; 22 p. 1874

Journaux de guerre et de prison / Louis Riel; présentation, notes et chronologie métisse, 1604-2006 par Ismène Toussaint. Outremont, Québec: Stanké; 348 p. 2006

The collected writings of Louis Riel; George F.G. Stanley, general editor = Les écrits complets de Louis Riel; George F.G. Stanley, rédacteur en chef. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press; 5 v. 1985

Journal de prison. Ecrits du Canada français. 13: 305-353