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  • Theobald Wolfe Tone, commonly known as Wolfe Tone (June 20, 1763 – November 19, 1798) was a leading figure in the United Irishmen Irish independence movement and is regarded as the father of Irish republicanism. He died from a self-inflicted wound after being sentenced to death for his part in the Irish Rebellion of 1798.

    April 19, 2008

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    April 19, 2008