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Bobby Sands
Birth: Mar. 9, 1954
Death: May 5, 1981

Irish Nationalist. member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze. He was the leader of the 1981 hunger strike in which Irish republican prisoners protested against the removal of Special Category Status. During his strike he was elected to the British Parliament as an Anti H-Block candidate. His death was followed by a new surge of Provisional IRA recruitment and activity. International media coverage brought attention to the hunger strikers, and the republican movement in general, attracting both praise and criticism. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia) 
 
Burial:
Milltown Cemetery
Belfast
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
 
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Originally Created by: Mark S
Record added: Sep 22, 2005
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Bobby Sands
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Bobby Sands
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Bobby Sands
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