Republican Plot: Éamon De Valera

(1882 - 1975) Revolutionary, MP, TD, Taoiseach & President of Ireland.

Republican Plot: Éamon De Valera
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Republican Plot: Éamon De Valera in (1882 - 1975) Revolutionary, MP, TD, Taoiseach & President of Ireland..

Co-owner of one of the Irish Press Newspapers, he served in public office from 1917 to 1973, holding the various Irish prime ministerial and presidential offices.

A significant leader of Ireland's struggle for independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the early 20th century, and the Republican anti-Treaty opposition in the ensuing Irish Civil War, de Valera was the author of the Constitution of Ireland.

At various times a mathematician, teacher and a politician, he served three times as Irish head of government; as President of Dail Eireann, as the second President of the Executive Council and the first Taoiseach.

He ended his political career as President of Ireland, serving two terms from 1959 until 1973.

He was also the Chancellor of the National University of Ireland from 1922 until 1975.

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