Merope Gaunt is a fictional character from the Harry Potter Universe
Merope is Voldemort's mother, who as a child was mistreated by her father. After Marvolo and Morfin, her father and brother, were sent to Azkaban, Merope was finally free from their reign and won the heart of her crush Tom Riddle Sr. by using a Love Potion. Although, once she stopped giving it to him, he left her, even though she was pregnant. She unfortunately had to give the baby to an orphanage and she died very shortly after.