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Garret FitzGerald
Garret FitzGerald Lisbon 2009 crop
Personal details
Born 9 February 1926
Died 19 May 2011

Garret FitzGerald (9 February 1926 – 19 May 2011) was an Irish politician who was twice Taoiseach of Ireland, serving in office from July 1981 to February 1982 and again from December 1982 to March 1987.

Early LifeEdit

Garret FitzGerald was born in Dublin in 1926.

DeathEdit

On 5 May 2011, it was reported that FitzGerald was seriously ill in a Dublin hospital. He was put on a ventilator. On 19 May, he died, aged 85, in the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin.

GovernmentsEdit

The following governments were led by FitzGerald:

Preceded by
Charles Haughey
Taoiseach
1981–1982
Succeeded by
Charles Haughey
Preceded by
Charles Haughey
Taoiseach
1982–1987
Succeeded by
Charles Haughey