Francis Hughes

Birthday
28, 1956
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 12, 1981 (25)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1956
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 12, 1981 (25)

About

Irish criminal and former IRA member who was arrested after a shootout with the Special Air Service in which a soldier was killed.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at sixteen and worked as an apprentice painter.

Trivia

He died Irish hunger strike of 1981.

Family Life

He was the youngest boy in a family of ten siblings.

Associated With

He participated in the 1981 hunger strike at HM Prison Maze, an event dramatized by the 2008 film Hunger, directed by Steve R. McQueen.

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