- Name: Éamon de Valera
- Born: 10/14/1882
- Died: 08/29/1975 (92 years old)
- Profession: Teacher, Politician
Éamon de Valera (/ , – -/ AY-mən DEV-ə-LAIR-ə, -?LEER–, Irish:[ˈeːmˠən̪ˠ dʲɛ ˈvˠalʲəɾʲə]; first registered as George de Valero; changed some time before 1901 to Edward de Valera; 14 October 1882 – 29 August 1975) was a prominent statesman and political leader in 20th-century Ireland. His political career spanned over half a century, from 1917 to 1973; he served several terms as head of government and head of state. He also led the introduction of the Constitution of Ireland.
Birth Name: George de Valero
School: Royal University of Ireland
Alias: George de Valero
Party: Fianna Fáil
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Éamon de Valera quotes :
Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone, after France had fallen and before America entered the War. Éamon de Valera
When we have done our best, we can, as a united people, take whatever may befall with calm courage and confidence that this old nation will survive and if death should come to many of us, death is not the end. Éamon de Valera
If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food.Eamon de Valera
The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people.Eamon de Valera
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