Corinne Levesque


Age: 61

second wife of the late Quebec premier and Parti Quebecois icon Rene Levesque who was employed as Rene's secretary before they were married in 1978 just two years after the then-PQ separatist leader had led the sovereigntist party to its first election victory, but who kept a low profile after their marriage (some believe because of embarrassment over marrying her employer) despite being the wife of a beloved political leader.

Cause of Death: Throat cancer

Born: November 10, 1943

Died: October 19, 2005

Montreal, Canada