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King Dan By Patrick M. Geoghegan

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Patrick Geoghegan's new interpretative biography of Daniel O'Connell, concentrating on his glory period, culminating in 1829.

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King Dan: The Rise of Daniel O'Connell 1775 - 1829 by Patrick M. Geoghegan

Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847) was one of the most remarkable people in the nineteenth century. Famous in his day as the most feared lawyer in Ireland, O' Connell tormented judges, terrorised opposing barristers, and won a reputation for saving the lives of so many men who would otherwise have been hanged. He became 'The Counsellor', the fearless defender of the people. And he secured that reputation through his campaign for Catholic emancipation, when he founded the first successful mass democratic movement in European history, and became 'The Liberator'.

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About Patrick M. Geoghegan


Dr Patrick M. Geoghegan is a lecturer in the Department of History at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of The Irish Act of Union and Robert Emmet: A Life and is the co-presenter of the weekly radio programme, Talking History, on Newstalk.

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GOR010741634
King Dan: The Rise of Daniel O'Connell 1775 - 1829 by Patrick M. Geoghegan
Patrick M. Geoghegan
Used - Like New
Paperback
Gill
2010-04-30
252
0717148114
9780717148110
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