Lord Edward Carson

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Birthday
9, 1854
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 22, 1935 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1854
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Oct 22, 1935 (81)

About

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.

Trivia

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.