Edward Carson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Edward Carson

Irish politician, barrister and judge

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1854

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 22-Oct-1935

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Edward Carson

  • Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson, PC, PC (Ire) (9 February 1854 ÔÇô 22 October 1935), from 1900 to 1921 known as Sir Edward Carson, was an Irish unionist politician, barrister and judge.
  • Leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance and Ulster Unionist Party between 1910 and 1921, he also held numerous positions in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom and served as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
  • Carson's greatest political achievement was the creation of Northern Ireland.
  • He is also remembered for his open ended cross examination of Oscar Wilde in a legal action that Wilde had brought, but led to him being gaoled and ruined.
  • Carson unsuccessfully attempted to intercede for Wilde after the case.

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