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Seán Lemass
Seán Lemass
Personal details
Born 15 July 1899
Died 11 May 1971

Seán Francis Lemass (15 July 1899 – 11 May 1971) was one of the most prominent Irish politicians of the 20th century. He served as Taoiseach from 1959 until 1966.

Early lifeEdit

John Francis Lemass was born in Ballybrack, County Dublin.

DeathEdit

On Tuesday, 11 May 1971, Seán Lemass died in the Mater Hospital in Dublin, aged 71. He was afforded a state funeral and was buried in Deansgrange Cemetery.

GovernmentsEdit

The following governments were led by Lemass:

Preceded by
Éamon de Valera
Leader of Fianna Fáil
1959–1966
Succeeded by
Jack Lynch
Preceded by
Éamon de Valera
Taoiseach
1959–1966
Succeeded by
Jack Lynch