Theobald Wolfe Tone born in Dublin 1763

#OnThisDay 1763 Theobald Wolfe Tone, leader of the 1798 Rebellion was born in Dublin. The Father of Irish Republicanism, Tone wanted “To unite Protestant, Catholic and Dissenter under the common name of Irishmen in order to break the connection with England”. Wolfe Tone, a Protestant and a  trained lawyer, was the leader of the United Irishmen in the 1798 Rebellion.


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