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  BBC - History - Eamon de Valera (1882 - 1975)
De Valera's work and life saw the resurgence of the Irish culture and nation.
In 1918, Britain attempted to impose conscription on the Irish and de Valera led the resistance.
The treaty was passed by a narrow margin in the Dail and de Valera resigned as president.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/devalera.shtml   (423 words)

  
 Eamon De Valera & the Fianna Fail
De Valera was released under an amnesty in 1917, and elected president of both Sinn Fein and the Irish Volunteers, political and military groups, respectively, opposed to British rule.
De Valera had secured the support of a small party called the National League, which was actually the still-surviving rump of the old Irish Parliamentary Party, but which had decided that de Valera was the coming man and it would be prudent to be on his side.
De Valera claimed there was no contractual obligation to pay the annuities, and that the three million pounds involved could be used to relieve farmers 'completely of the rates on their holdings'.
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  Clare People: Eamon De Valera
Eamon de Valera was born in Manhattan, New York, on 14th October 1882.
De Valera was released from prison in June 1917 and was elected Sinn Fein deputy for East Clare.
Eamon de Valera died on 29 August 1975 at the age of ninety-two.
www.clarelibrary.ie /eolas/coclare/people/eamon.htm   (1289 words)

  
  de Valera, Éamon
Repeatedly imprisoned, de Valera participated in the Easter Rising of 1916 and was leader of the nationalist Sinn Fein party 1917–26, when he formed the republican Fianna Fáil party.
De Valera was born in New York, the son of a Spanish father and an Irish mother, and sent to Ireland as a child.
De Valera became Taoiseach and foreign minister of the Free State, and at once instituted a programme of social and economic protectionism.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0000914.html   (540 words)

  
 SEARC'S WEB GUIDE - Eamon de Valera (1882-1975)
During the 1916 Easter Rising de Valera was Commandant of the 3rd Dublin Battalion of Volunteers and Adjutant of the Dublin Brigade of the IRA.
De Valera opposed the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty and was replaced as President of the Dáil by Arthur Griffith.
De Valera was elected President of Ireland in 1959 and held the office for two seven year terms until his retirement from public life in 1973.
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 Eamon de Valera
On his release from prison in 1917, de Valera was elected MP for East Clare and became president of both Sinn Féin and the Irish Volunteers.
On the political front, de Valera saw off the threat from both the Blueshirts and the IRA and in 1937 his new constitution was enacted.In foreign affairs de Valera achieved some notable successes.
Mr de Valera’s positions as President of the Executive Council (1932–37) and Taoiseach (1938–48, 1951–54 and 1957–59) including negotiations with the UK, the question of the land annuities (1928–38), the drafting and enactment of the 1937 Constitution and Ireland’s neutrality during the Emergency (1939–73)
www.ucd.ie /archives/html/collections/devalera-eamon.htm   (1017 words)

  
 EAMON DE VALERA: HIS STRUGGLE FOR UNITY
De Valera joined the National Volunteer movement in 1913 because he felt that it would take the efforts of everyone in Ireland in order to secure her independence (MacManus, 18).
The fame and presence of de Valera was needed at the peace conference that had convened at the end of World War I. Sinn Fein controlled Ireland and she demanding independence.
Through out his life Eamon De Valera fought for Irish unity and independence and although he never saw his dream of a united Ireland, the dedication, passion, equality and courage with which he stood for what he believed in was instrumental is bringing Ireland to where it is today.
www.usna.edu /EnglishDept/ilv/dev.htm   (1700 words)

  
 Eamon de Valera biography
De Valera was born in New York in 1882.
De Valera presented the case for Irish independence to treaty formulators at the Versailles Peace Conference, and was turned down flat.
De Valera had guided his country into existence, not in the fullest of shapes he would have preferred, but certainly as close as the times would permit, even with force of arms.
mimi.essortment.com /biographyeamon_rccq.htm   (966 words)

  
 Eamon De Valera
De Valera was born on October 14, 1882, in New York City, and educated at Royal University, Dublin.
De Valera was rearrested by the British in May 1918 on the charge of suspicion and rebellion, but he escaped (1919) with the help of a group of Sinn Feiners.
In 1932 de Valera served as president of the League of Nations council and in 1938 as president of its assembly.
www.angelfire.com /weird/flash333/freedom/ira2.html   (401 words)

  
 BBC - History - Eamon de Valera (1882 - 1975)
Edward George de Valera was born on 14 October 1882 in New York to a Spanish father and an Irish mother.
De Valera reconciled himself to the new dispensation and led his party Fianna Fail into the Dail in 1927.
De Valera wrote a new constitution in 1937 asserting greater autonomy for Ireland, although stopping short of declaring the Free State a republic.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/de_valera_eamon.shtml   (429 words)

  
 This Day in History 1975: Eamon de Valera dies
Eamon de Valera, the most dominant Irish political figure of the 20th century, dies at the age of 92.
Eamon de Valera was born in New York City in 1882, the son of a Spanish father and Irish mother.
In 1921, a truce was declared, and in 1922 Arthur Griffith and other former Sinn FÉin leaders broke with de Valera and signed a treaty with Britain, which called for the partition of Ireland, with the south becoming autonomous and the six northern counties of the island remaining part of the United Kingdom.
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 VALERA, Eamon de (Éamonn de Bhailéara) 1932-1937 @ Archontology.org: presidents, kings, prime ministers, ...
De Valera was court-martialled, convicted, and sentenced to death, but the sentence was immediately commuted to penal servitude for life.
De Valera escaped from Lincoln Jail on 3 Feb 1919 and returned to Ireland to be elected President of the Ministry ("Príomh-aire") by Dáil Éireann on 1 Apr 1919.
De Valera was nominated President of the Executive Council on 9 Mar 1932 and formed the first Fianna Fáil government, which made further steps to the full independence of Ireland.
www.archontology.org /nations/eire/eire_govt/valera2.php   (1301 words)

  
 NYC Department of Records - Notable New Yorkers - Eamon De Valera
Native New Yorker Eamon de Valera was raised in Ireland and led the Irish government between 1932 and 1937.
Eamon de Valera was born in New York City on October 14, 1882.
In this photograph de Valera is flanked by Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York and Acting Mayor Impellitteri.
www.nyc.gov /html/records/html/features/devalera.shtml   (240 words)

  
 Eamon De Valera
De Valera joined the Irish Republican Brotherhood and in 1916 he was in command at Bolands Mills on the south of Dublin.
De Valera was relesed from prison in 1917 and afterwards was elected Sinn Fein Member of Parliament for County Clare.
De Valera aposed the negotiations in London to the treaty of 1921 between Britain and Ireland which established the Irish free state.
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 Eamon DeValera
Foreword: Eamon DeValera was one of the most important figures in the history of Ireland.
He was born in New York on the 14th of October in 1882 to Catherine Coll (a young Irish immigrant from County Limerick) and Juan Vivion DeValera (an immigrant of Spanish origin).
Little is known of his early childhood except that his family moved from America in 1885 to Ireland where the young Eamon studied at Blackrock College in Dublin and was largely reared by his Grandmother.
www.ireland-information.com /articles/eamondevalera.htm   (653 words)

  
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