De Valera, Éamon 1882-1975

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1882-10-14
Death 1975-08-29
Irish (Republic of Ireland),
English,

Biographical notes:

Prime minister of Ireland, 1937-1948, 1951-1954, and 1957-1959; president of Ireland, 1959-1973.

From the description of Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867571

President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State.

From the description of Letter, March 3, 1932. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17732739

Irish statesman.

De Valera participated in revolutionary politics as a young man and after the Easter Rising became national president of Sinn Fein. In 1919 he became President of Ireland. At various intervals between 1932 and 1959 he was Prime Minister; he ended his public career by serving two terms as President.

From the description of Eamonn De Valera Collection, 1918-1975. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 36296581

Biographical/Historical Note

Prime minister of Ireland, 1937-1948, 1951-1954, and 1957-1959; president of Ireland, 1959-1973.

From the guide to the Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Neutrality
  • World War, 1939-1945 Ireland
  • President--Biography
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945--Sources

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Places:

  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Ireland Neutrality. (as recorded)
  • Ireland Foreign relations Great Britain. (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Great Britain Foreign relations Ireland. (as recorded)