Lord Edward Carson

War Hero

Birthday February 9, 1854

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Dublin, Ireland

DEATH DATE Oct 22, 1935 (81)

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Irish statesman and Unionist politician who served in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

Before Fame

He was the son of an architect, and studied law at Trinity College, Dublin.


Many people have credited him with creating Northern Ireland.

Family Life

His first wife was Annette Kirwan, the daughter of a county inspector.

Associated With

He and Oscar Wilde knew each other during their days at Trinity College, Dublin. This fact, however, did not stop Carson from serving as the lead prosecutor in Wilde's 1895 trial for criminal libel.