- De Valera,Eamon
De Va·le·ra (dĕv'ə-lĕrʹə, -lîrʹə), Eamon. 1882-1975.
American-born Irish political leader who fought in the 1916 Easter Rebellion and was president of Sinn Fein (1918-1926) before becoming three-time prime minister of the Irish Free State and the first president of the Republic of Ireland (1959-1973).
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