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Cathal Brugha

1874 - 1922

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Cathal Brugha (Irish pronunciation: [ˈkahəlˠ ˈbˠɾˠuː]; born Charles William St John Burgess; 18 July 1874 – 7 July 1922) was an Irish republican politician who served as Minister for Defence from 1919 to 1922, Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann in January 1919, the first president of Dáil Éireann from January 1919 to April 1919 and Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army from 1917 to 1919. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cathal Brugha has received more than 408,267 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Cathal Brugha is the 15,513th most popular politician (down from 13,641st in 2019), the 276th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 262nd in 2019) and the 44th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Cathal Brugha ranks 15,513 out of 15,577Before him are Antonella Ragno-Lonzi, Tino Chrupalla, Nizar Rayan, Bonfoh Abass, Muiz ud din Qaiqabad, and João de Deus Pinheiro. After him are José Patricio Guggiari, Bart De Wever, Eric Adams, Edmund Ho, Dragan Đilas, and Othmar Karas.

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Among people born in 1874, Cathal Brugha ranks 192Before him are Henri Deloge, Hjalmar Johansson, Grantley Goulding, François Brandt, Ivan Moskvin, and André Gaudin. After him are Georges Trombert, John Russell Pope, Josiah McCracken, Konstantinos Miliotis-Komninos, Dustin Farnum, and Victor Sonnemans. Among people deceased in 1922, Cathal Brugha ranks 113Before him are August Palm, William Desmond Taylor, Jørgen Løvland, A. V. Dicey, Gösta Runö, and John Munro Longyear. After him are Pál Simon, Lyman Abbott, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, Liberato Marcial Rojas, Henry Lawson, and Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Cathal Brugha ranks 276 out of 501Before him are Eoin O'Duffy (1890), Andrea Corr (1974), Graham Norton (1963), John Lynch (1961), Peter Sutherland (1946), and Louis Walsh (1952). After him are Colin O'Donoghue (1981), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Mairead McGuinness (1959), William Paterson (1745), Tony Dunne (1941), and Cecelia Ahern (1981).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Cathal Brugha ranks 44Before him are Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110), W. T. Cosgrave (1880), Garret FitzGerald (1926), Charles Haughey (1925), John A. Costello (1891), and Peter Sutherland (1946). After him are Mairead McGuinness (1959), William Paterson (1745), William Hobson (1792), Richard Mulcahy (1886), Albert Reynolds (1932), and Joseph Plunkett (1887).