Michael Collins Biography

Michael Collins was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance, Director of Information, and Teachta Dála for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919, Adjutant General, Director of Intelligence, and Director of Organization and Arms Procurement for the IRA, President of the Irish Republican Brotherhood from November 1920 until his death, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government and Commander-in-chief of the National Army. Collins was shot and killed in an ambush in August 1922 during the Irish Civil War.

Although most Irish political parties recognise his contribution to the foundation of the modern Irish state, supporters of Fine Gael hold his memory in particular esteem, regarding him as their movement's founding father. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Michael Collins
Profession:
Politician
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
October 16, 1890
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
August 22, 1922
Age at Death:
31
Cause of Death:
Firearm, Assassination
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