Louis-Honoré Fréchette

Louis-Honoré Fréchette

November 16, 1839 – May 31, 1908
Countries: Canada

Louis-Honoré Fréchette, CMG (November 16, 1839 – May 31, 1908), was a Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer. For his prose, he would be the first Quebecois to receive the Prix Montyon from the Académie française, as well as the first Canadian to receive any honor of this kind from a European nation.