Terence MacSwiney MP

Died aged c. 41

Terence James MacSwiney (/məkˈswiːni/; Irish: Toirdhealbhach Mac Suibhne; 28 March 1879 – 25 October 1920) was an Irish playwright, author and politician. He was elected as Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork during the Irish War of Independence in 1920. He was arrested by the British Government on charges of sedition and imprisoned in Brixton Prison. His death there in October 1920 after 74 days on hunger strike brought him and the Irish Republican campaign to international attention.

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Terence MacSwiney 1879 - 1920 Lord Mayor & MP died on hunger strike in HMP Brixton after 74 days 25-10-1920

H.M. Prison Brixton, Jebb Avenue, SW2 5XF, London, United Kingdom where they died (1920)