Douglas Hyde

1860 - 1949

Douglas Hyde

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 288,340 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,108th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Douglas Hyde ranks 8,064 out of 14,801Before him are Fructuoso Rivera, Harold Holt, Appius Claudius Pulcher, David Kimhi, İsa Çelebi, and Lucius Caecilius Metellus Dalmaticus. After him are Kashta, Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Keisuke Okada, Vladimir Kokovtsov, Gustavs Zemgals, and Mikhail Fradkov.

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Among people born in 1860, Douglas Hyde ranks 59Before him are Sergey Sazonov, Sunanda Kumariratana, Sidney Paget, Paul Ulrich Villard, Grandma Moses, and Joan Maragall. After him are Katō Takaaki, Simon Dubnow, Carl Anton Larsen, Charles Curtis, Charles Lwanga, and Karel Kramář. Among people deceased in 1949, Douglas Hyde ranks 71Before him are Wakatsuki Reijirō, Sam Wood, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Alejandro Lerroux, Traicho Kostov, and Momčilo Tapavica. After him are Ivan Poddubny, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, Alexey Shchusev, Infanta Blanca of Spain, Joaquín Torres-García, and James Forrestal.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Douglas Hyde ranks 91 out of 366Before him are Roger Casement (1864), Francis Ysidro Edgeworth (1845), Christy Brown (1932), Andrew Graham (1815), Liam Cunningham (1961), and Sinéad O'Connor (1966). After him are Cedric Gibbons (1893), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), John Banville (1945), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751), Edward Bransfield (1785), and James Hoban (1762).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Douglas Hyde ranks 15Before him are Edmund the Martyr (841), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Mary Robinson (1944), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Brian Cowen (1960), and Daniel O'Connell (1775). After him are Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751), Charles Stewart Parnell (1846), William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne (1737), John Boland (1870), and Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785).

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