Liam Cosgrave
Liam Cosgrove
Personal details
Born 13 April 1920

Liam Cosgrave (born 13 April 1920) is a former Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach (1973–77) and as Leader of Fine Gael (1965–77). He was a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1943 to 1981.

Early lifeEdit

Cosgrave was born in Dublin in 1920. He joined Fine Gael at the age of 17, speaking at his first public meeting the same year.


The following government was led by Cosgrave:

Preceded by
Jack Lynch
Succeeded by
Jack Lynch