Sean Macbride

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Macbride, Sean


Born Jan. 27, 1904, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Irish political and public figure; a lawyer by education.

A participant in Ireland’s struggle for independence, MacBride was subjected to persecution by the British authorities. In the 1920’s he was one of the leaders of the Irish Republican Army. During the 1930’s and 1940’s he worked as a journalist and then practiced law. MacBride founded the Republican Party (Clann na Poblachta) in 1936. A republican member of the Irish Parliament from 1947 to 1958, he served as minister of external affairs of the Republic of Ireland from 1948 to 1951.

MacBride has held key posts in numerous international organizations. He helped organize, and took part in, the World Congress of Peace-loving Forces, held in Moscow in 1973, and the World Forum of Peace-loving Forces, held in Moscow in 1977.

MacBride received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1974 and the International Lenin Prize for Strengthening Peace Among Nations in 1976.

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