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Richard Mulcahy

1886 - 1971

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Richard James Mulcahy (10 May 1886 – 16 December 1971) was an Irish Fine Gael politician and army general who served as Minister for Education from 1948 to 1951 and 1954 to 1957, Minister for the Gaeltacht from June 1956 to October 1956, Leader of the Opposition from 1944 to 1948, Leader of Fine Gael from 1944 to 1959, Minister for Local Government and Public Health from 1927 to 1932 and Minister for Defence from January to April 1919 and 1922 to 1924. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1918 to 1938 and from 1943 to 1961 and a Senator from March 1938 to June 1938 and 1943 to 1944. He was an army general and commander-in-chief of the Irish Republican Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Mulcahy has received more than 264,075 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Mulcahy is the 15,996th most popular politician (down from 13,989th in 2019), the 305th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 282nd in 2019) and the 48th most popular Irish Politician.

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Among politicians, Richard Mulcahy ranks 15,996 out of 15,577Before him are Anna Komorowska, João Sassetti, Gediminas Vagnorius, Mike Moore, William H. Webster, and Barbara Mikulski. After him are Drest Gurthinmoch, Constance Titus, Queen Aishwarya of Nepal, Sorin Grindeanu, Jack Layton, and Ben Cardin.

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Among people born in 1886, Richard Mulcahy ranks 250Before him are Edward Everett Horton, Harold Nicolson, Robert Hennet, Spring Byington, Pauline Bush, and Jeanie MacPherson. After him are Crane Wilbur, Sam Langford, Karl Dane, Paul Radmilovic, John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever, and Rudolf Degermark. Among people deceased in 1971, Richard Mulcahy ranks 205Before him are Rodolfo Terlizzi, Hanna Neumann, Diana Lynn, Lucien Hubbard, Luigi Piotti, and Cecil Parker. After him are Dorothy Comingore, Bill Thompson, Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Joseph Pletincx, Thomas Gomez, and Glenda Farrell.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Richard Mulcahy ranks 305 out of 501Before him are Colum McCann (1965), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Joshua Pim (1869), William Hobson (1792), Desmond Connell (1926), and Barry Keoghan (1992). After him are Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet (1864), Niall Horan (1993), Frances Power Cobbe (1822), George Salmon (1819), John Joly (1857), and Roddy Doyle (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In Ireland

Among politicians born in Ireland, Richard Mulcahy ranks 48Before him are John A. Costello (1891), Peter Sutherland (1946), Cathal Brugha (1874), Mairead McGuinness (1959), William Paterson (1745), and William Hobson (1792). After him are Albert Reynolds (1932), Joseph Plunkett (1887), Seán Mac Diarmada (1883), Jack Lynch (1917), Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (1116), and Seán Lemass (1899).