Daniel O'Connell (1775 - 1847)

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Birthplace: Cahersiveen, County Kerry
Death: Died in Genoa, Province of Genoa, Liguria, Italy
Occupation: "The Liberator", Politician
Managed by: Claire Burke
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About Daniel O'Connell

Daniel O'Connell - The Liberator

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_O%27Connell

Daniel O'Connell (6 August 1775 – 15 May 1847); often referred to as The Liberator, or The Emancipator was an Irish political leader in the first half of the 19th century. He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation—the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, denied for over 100 years—and repeal of the Act of Union which combined Great Britain and Ireland.

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Politician--"The Liberator". Campaigner for radical policies and the rights of Roman Catholics. Began his successful practice as a lawyer in Munster in 1798. Founded the Catholic Association as a pressure group for emancipation. Elected MP for Claire in 1828, forcing the Government to allow Catholics to sit in Parliament. Founded the Repeal Association in 1840, hoping to get the Union repealed by peaceful means. Elected Dublin's Lord Mayor in 1841. Arrested 1843 for conspiracy--sentenced...

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Daniel O'Connell "The Liberator"'s Timeline

1775
August 6, 1775
Cahersiveen, County Kerry
1803
1803
Age 27
1803
Age 27
1804
October 31, 1804
Age 29
1805
1805
Age 29
1808
1808
Age 32
1810
1810
Age 34
1816
1816
Age 40
1820
1820
Age 44

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1847
May 15, 1847
Age 71
Genoa, Province of Genoa, Liguria, Italy