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Michael "Mick" Collins
Birth: Oct. 16, 1890
Sam's Cross Roads
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Aug. 22, 1922
County Cork, Ireland

Irish Revoluntionary. He bgan his career as a clerk and stockbroker in London. Joined the Republican Brotherhood, of which he eventially became a member of the supreme Council. Fought in the Easter Rising of 1916. Minister for Home Affairs 1918 and for finance from 1919 to 1922. He also head of Intelligence during Anglo-Irish War, raising money and organised arms supplies. One of the principal negotiators of the Anglo-Irish treaty. Commander in Chief of the Irish Governemnt Forces during the subsequent Irish Civil War. Murdered in an ambush in County Cork, possibly on the instructions of De Valera. 
Glasnevin Cemetery
County Dublin, Ireland
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Record added: Dec 09, 1998
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- Suz Valentino
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
Michael Collins: On this day, happy 124th birthday, my family still remembers you as one of the true heroes of Modern Ireland, may you rest in peace "great" uncle from County Cork, you are truly the George Washington of Modern Ireland, you are a heroic fi...(Read more)
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