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Margaret Trudeau

Wife of the Prime Minister of Canada
Female
Born Sep 10, 1948

Margaret Joan Sinclair Trudeau Kemper is the former wife of Pierre Trudeau, the 15th Prime Minister of Canada. She is an author, actress, photographer and former television talk show hostess. She is the mother of Justin, Alexandre and Michel Trudeau.

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born on September 10, 1948.

TWENTIES

1971 22 Years Old After keeping their romance private, the Prime Minister astonished the country by marrying the 22-year-old Sinclair on March 4, 1971, in a private ceremony. … Read More
1977 28 Years Old Suffering from stress and bouts of bipolar depression, she separated from her husband in 1977 and became a much talked about jet-setter. … Read More

THIRTIES

1979 30 Years Old On the eve of the 1979 election, in which Trudeau's party lost the majority of seats in the House of Commons, Margaret was dancing at Studio 54 nightclub in New York City. … Read More
1984 35 Years Old The Trudeaus officially divorced in 1984, and a short time later Margaret married Ottawa real-estate developer Fried Kemper, with whom she had two children, Kyle and Alicia. After her second marriage, Margaret virtually disappeared from the public eye. In November 1998, the Trudeaus' youngest son, Michel, an avid outdoorsman, was killed when an avalanche swept him to the bottom of British Columbia's Kokanee Lake. … Read More

FIFTIES

2000 51 Years Old When Pierre Trudeau died in 2000, Margaret was at his bedside, with their sons, Justin and Alexandre.
2004 55 Years Old She was stopped by police on May 30, 2004, and charged with impaired driving and driving with 107 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood. … Read More
2006 57 Years Old On May 5, 2006, Margaret announced that she had been suffering from bipolar disorder. … Read More
2007 58 Years Old In 2007, Trudeau left Ottawa to live in Montreal to be closer to her sons, Justin and Alexandre.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2010 61 Years Old 1 More Event
Speaking in 2010 about her marriage to Trudeau she said; “Just because our marriage ended didn’t mean the love stopped,”. … Read More
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