Eamon De Valera born in New York City 1882

#OnThisDay 1882 Eamon De Valera was born in New York City. De Valera was a Commandant in the Easter Rising (and avoided execution), Anti-Treaty politician, founder of @fiannafailparty, writer of the Irish constitution, Taoiseach for decades & two term president of Ireland. De Valera dominated Irish politics for sixty years.

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De Valera 1882

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