Charles Gavan Duffy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Gavan Duffy

Irish nationalist, journalist, poet and Australian politician

Date of Birth: 12-Apr-1816

Place of Birth: Monaghan, Border Region, Ireland

Date of Death: 09-Feb-1903

Profession: writer, poet, politician, journalist

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Charles Gavan Duffy

  • Sir Charles Gavan Duffy KCMG (12 April 1816 – 9 February 1903), Irish-Australian nationalist, journalist, poet and politician, was the 8th Premier of Victoria and one of the most colourful figures in Victorian political history.
  • The suburb of Duffy in the Australian Capital Territory is named after him. Duffy was born in Dublin Street, Monaghan Town, County Monaghan, Ireland, the son of a Catholic shopkeeper.
  • Both his parents died while he was still a child and his uncle, Fr James Duffy, who was the Catholic parish priest of Castleblayney, became his guardian for a number of years.

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