Patrick Pearse

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Birthday
10, 1879
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 3, 1916 (36)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1879
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 3, 1916 (36)

About

Irish activist, author, and teacher who became known for his role in the 1916 Easter Rising.

Before Fame

He became a member of the Gaelic League and began editing the organization's newspaper when he was in his teens and early twenties.

Trivia

He was executed at the age of thirty-six after reading the Proclamation of the Irish Republic and thereby spurring the bloody Easter Rising.

Family Life

He was the son of a Dublin stonemason. He had a brother named Willie who was also involved in the Easter Rising.

Associated With

He and James Connolly were both sentenced to death as a result of their active participation in the Easter Rising.