Patrick Henry Pearse (Patrick Henry Pearse)

Patrick Henry Pearse

Irish Nationalist Revolutionary. A teacher, writer and emotional orator, he was a signatory to the Proclamation of the Republic. The military Commander-in-Chief during the Easter 1916 rising, he gave the unconditional surrender after one week, and was one of fourteen leaders of the uprising to be court-marshaled and executed by firing squad in Kilmainham Jail (a further 75 were condemned but reprieved).

Born

  • November, 10, 1879
  • Ireland

Died

  • May, 05, 1916
  • Ireland

Cemetery

  • Arbour Hill Cemetery
  • Ireland

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