Maud Gonne

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Birthday
21, 1866
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 27, 1953 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1866
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 27, 1953 (86)

About

Activist, actress, and author who supported Ireland during the War of Independence.

Before Fame

She first gained interest in Irish nationalism while living in Paris in the 1890s.

Trivia

She is also credited with inspiring the poet William Butler Yeats.

Family Life

She married John Macbride in 1903 and the couple had two children together: Sean and Iseult.

Associated With

She was the subject of William Butler Yeats' poems "No Second Troy" and "Leda and the Swan and Among School Children."