Louis Riel
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Born: October 22, 1844

Died: November 16, 1885 (aged 41)

Bio: Louis David Riel was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. He led two resistance movements against the Canadian government and its first post-Confederation Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.

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