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William O'Brien

Birthplace: Bank Place, Mallow, Cork, Ireland
Death: February 25, 1928 (75)
London, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of James O'Brien and Kate O'Brien
Husband of Sophie O'Brien
Brother of James Nagle O'Brien

Occupation: Politiker, Journalist, Zeitungsverleger
Managed by: Anita Chaptal Rudy, PhD
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About William O'Brien

Irish nationalist (2 October 1852 – 25 February 1928) Irish nationalist, journalist, agrarian agitator, social revolutionary, politician, party leader, newspaper publisher, author and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland .

William O'Brien was born at Bank Place in Mallow, County Cork, as second son of James O'Brien, a solicitor's clerk, and his wife Kate, the daughter of James Nagle, a local shopkeeper. On his mother's side he was descended from the distinguished Norman family of Nagles, long settled in the vicinity of Mallow giving their name to the nearby Nagle Mountains. He was also linked through his mother with the statesman Edmund Burke's mother's family, as well as with the poet Edmund Spencer's family. Wikipedia

cf.: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_O%27Brien

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William O'Brien's Timeline

October 2, 1852
Mallow, Cork, Ireland
February 25, 1928
Age 75
London, United Kingdom