|Born||17 January 1860|
|Died||12 July 1949|
Douglas Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde, 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn, was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938 to 1945. He was born in Castlerea, County Roscommon.
Hyde died on 12 July 1949.
|President of Ireland|
| Succeeded by|
Seán T. O'Kelly
|List of Presidents of Ireland|
|Douglas Hyde | Seán T. O'Kelly | Éamon de Valera | Erskine H. Childers | Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh | Patrick Hillery | Mary Robinson | Mary McAleese | Michael D. Higgins|