Ian Paisley

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Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Armagh, Northern Ireland
Death Date
Sep 12, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Armagh, Northern Ireland
Death Date
Sep 12, 2014 (88)

About

Politician and church leader who was the Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland from 1971 to 2009. He was also the First Minister of Northern Ireland from 2007 to 2008.

Before Fame

He studied at the Barry School of Evangelism and the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Hall.

Trivia

In 2010 he was made a life peer in the Dissolution Honours List of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Family Life

He was married to Eileen Cassells and the couple had five children: Rhonda, Sharon, Cherith, Kyle and Ian.

Associated With

He replaced David Trimble as the First Minister of Northern Ireland in 20007.