Douglas Hyde

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Ireland, Linguist
January 17, 1860July, 12, 1949.

Douglas Ross Hyde known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "the pleasant little branch"), was an Irish academic, linguist, scholar of the Irish language, politician and diplomat who served as the 1st President of Ireland from June 1938 to June 1945. He was a leading figure in the Gaelic revival, and first President of Gaelic League, one of the most influential cultural organisations in Ireland at the time.

Also known as Scholar, Politician, Diplomat, President

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