Garret FitzGerald, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Garret FitzGerald

Irish politician and head of government

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1926

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 19-May-2011

Profession: politician, economist, diplomat

Nationality: Ireland, Irish Free State

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Garret FitzGerald

  • Garret Desmond FitzGerald (9 February 1926 – 19 May 2011) was an Irish economist, barrister, lecturer, public intellectual and Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 1981 to 1982 and 1982 to 1987, Leader of Fine Gael from 1977 to 1987, Leader of the Opposition from 1977 to 1981 and March 1982 to December 1982 and Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1973 to 1977.
  • He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1969 to 1992.
  • He was a Senator for the Industrial and Commercial Panel from 1965 to 1969.He was the son of Desmond FitzGerald, the first Minister for External Affairs of the Irish Free State.
  • At the time of his death, FitzGerald was the President of the Institute of International and European Affairs, had a column in The Irish Times and made occasional appearances on television programmes.

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