Terence MacSwiney, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Terence MacSwiney

Irish playwright, author and nationalist politician

Date of Birth: 28-Mar-1879

Place of Birth: Cork, Munster, Ireland

Date of Death: 25-Oct-1920

Profession: writer, poet, politician

Nationality: Ireland

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Terence MacSwiney

  • Terence James MacSwiney (; Irish: Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne; 28 March 1879 – 25 October 1920) was an Irish playwright, author and politician.
  • He was elected as Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork during the Irish War of Independence in 1920.
  • He was arrested by the British Government on charges of sedition and imprisoned in Brixton Prison.
  • His death there in October 1920 after 74 days on hunger strike brought him and the Irish Republican campaign to international attention.

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