Éamon de Valera

1882 - 1975

Éamon de Valera

Éamon de Valera ( AY-mən DEV-ə-LAIR-ə, -⁠LEER-, Irish: [ˈeːmˠən̪ˠ dʲɛ ˈvˠalʲəɾʲə]; first registered as George de Valero; changed some time before 1901 to Edward de Valera; 14 October 1882 – 29 August 1975) was a prominent statesman and political leader in 20th-century Ireland, serving several terms as head of government and head of state, with a prominent role introducing the Constitution of Ireland.Prior to de Valera's political career, he was a commandant at Boland's Mill during the 1916 Easter Rising. He was arrested, sentenced to death but released for a variety of reasons, including the public response to the British execution of Rising leaders. He returned to Ireland after being jailed in England and became one of the leading political figures of the War of Independence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Éamon de Valera has received more than 2,040,576 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,100th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Éamon de Valera ranks 3,078 out of 14,801Before him are Dmitry Ustinov, Adélaïde of France, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Vasili Kuznetsov, Chivu Stoica, and Bruno Kreisky. After him are Emperor Qinzong, Calchas, Mark Felt, Emperor Kanmu, Blanche II of Navarre, and Charles III, Duke of Savoy.

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Among people born in 1882, Éamon de Valera ranks 49Before him are Nicolai Hartmann, Otto Neurath, Boris Shaposhnikov, Robert H. Goddard, Lluís Companys, and B. Traven. After him are Harold Lowe, Wacław Sierpiński, John Bauer, Friedrich Dollmann, Pavel Florensky, and Jean Giraudoux. Among people deceased in 1975, Éamon de Valera ranks 32Before him are Edward Tatum, Paul Keres, Eisaku Satō, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Pavel Sukhoi, and Chivu Stoica. After him are József Mindszenty, Erich Kempka, Latife Uşşaki, Gottlob Berger, Ernst Hanfstaengl, and Vicente Feola.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Éamon de Valera ranks 985 out of 12,171Before him are Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794), Wallace Carothers (1896), Irving Stone (1903), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Michael Moore (1954), and Francis Peyton Rous (1879). After him are Mark Felt (1913), Richard Matheson (1926), Michael Mann (1943), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Mike Pence (1959), and Lance Armstrong (1971).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Éamon de Valera ranks 77Before him are Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), John Sherman (1823), Bill de Blasio (1961), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Barbara Bush (1925), and Dred Scott (1795). After him are Mark Felt (1913), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Mike Pence (1959), Harvey Milk (1930), Steve Bannon (null), and Albert Pike (1809).