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Eoin O'Duffy

1890 - 1944

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Eoin O'Duffy (born Owen Duffy; 28 January 1890 – 30 November 1944) was an Irish military commander, police commissioner and fascist leader. O'Duffy was the leader of the Monaghan Brigade of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and a prominent figure in the Ulster IRA during the Irish War of Independence. In this capacity, he became Chief of Staff of the IRA in 1922. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eoin O'Duffy has received more than 453,789 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Eoin O'Duffy is the 479th most popular social activist (down from 413th in 2019), the 270th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 244th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Irish Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Eoin O'Duffy ranks 479 out of 538Before him are Entisar Elsaeed, Josefa Francisco, Betty Ong, Karen Silkwood, Yun Hyon-seok, and Mohamed Bouazizi. After him are Berta Cáceres, Ella Baker, Flora Brovina, Akira Amano, Shivakumara Swami, and Karina Pankievich.

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Among people born in 1890, Eoin O'Duffy ranks 199Before him are Konstantinos Georgakopoulos, Grigory Landsberg, Harry Babcock, Hatı Çırpan, Mortimer Wheeler, and Verna Felton. After him are Imre Zachár, Jean Piot, Alma Richards, Alice Joyce, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and Ödön Tersztyánszky. Among people deceased in 1944, Eoin O'Duffy ranks 255Before him are Shigeo Arai, George Herriman, Adaviye Efendiyeva, Karel Hartmann, John Dill, and Katri Vala. After him are Stephen Leacock, Margaret Woodrow Wilson, Georg Dascher, Hermann Hansen, Mary Adela Blagg, and Toni Merkens.

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Among people born in Ireland, Eoin O'Duffy ranks 270 out of 501Before him are Thomas Romney Robinson (1792), Liam Brady (1956), Charles Haughey (1925), John Connolly (1968), Colm Tóibín (1955), and John A. Costello (1891). After him are Andrea Corr (1974), Graham Norton (1963), John Lynch (1961), Peter Sutherland (1946), Louis Walsh (1952), and Cathal Brugha (1874).


Among social activists born in Ireland, Eoin O'Duffy ranks 4Before him are William Howard Russell (1820), Mary Harris Jones (1837), and Wolfe Tone (1763). After him are Robert Emmet (1778) and William Smith O'Brien (1803).