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Martin McGuinness

Sinn Féin Leader Martin McGuinness

Full Name: James Martin Pacelli McGuinness (Séamus Máirtín Pacelli Mag Aonghusa)
Profession: Sinn Féin Leader


Born: May 23, 1950
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: March 21, 2017 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Amyloidosis

Events in the Life of Martin McGuinness

  • 1972-12-31 Martin McGuinness is arrested and held under the new Republic of Ireland legislation
  • 2007-05-08 A new Northern Ireland Executive is formed with Ian Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party) as First Minister and Martin McGuinness (Sinn Féin) as Deputy First Minister

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