Douglas Hyde

1860 - 1949

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Douglas Ross Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "the pleasant little branch"), was an Irish academic, linguist, scholar of the Irish language, politician and diplomat who served as the first president of Ireland from June 1938 to June 1945. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Hyde has received more than 366,057 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Douglas Hyde is the 9,007th most popular politician (down from 8,054th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 91st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Douglas Hyde ranks 9,007 out of 15,710Before him are Constance of France, Princess of Antioch, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Archelaus of Sparta, Manuel González Flores, Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau, and Bu Jiang. After him are Aulus Postumius Albinus, Garibald, Ashur-resh-ishi I, Gaius Antonius, Nicolò da Ponte, and Neferkauhor.

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Among people born in 1860, Douglas Hyde ranks 68Before him are Sidney Paget, Grandma Moses, Simon Dubnow, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, William Bayliss, and Carl Anton Larsen. After him are Joan Maragall, Oda Krohg, Ottó Bláthy, Charles Curtis, Karel Kramář, and Hugo Preuß. Among people deceased in 1949, Douglas Hyde ranks 80Before him are Martin Knudsen, Traicho Kostov, James Forrestal, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Leonor Michaelis, and Josep Maria Jujol. After him are André-Louis Debierne, Joaquín Torres-García, Husni al-Za'im, John Haigh, Nuri Killigil, and Othon Friesz.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Douglas Hyde ranks 108 out of 460Before him are William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), William Howard Russell (1820), Kevin of Glendalough (498), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751), and John Millington Synge (1871). After him are John Banville (1945), Charles Villiers Stanford (1852), G. E. M. Anscombe (1919), Dymphna (700), Brenda Fricker (1945), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Douglas Hyde ranks 20Before him are Bertie Ahern (1951), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Grace O'Malley (1530), Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785), William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), and Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751). After him are Constantine III of Scotland (971), Edward Bruce (1275), Charles Stewart Parnell (1846), Daniel O'Connell (1775), Arthur Griffith (1871), and John Boland (1870).