Albert Reynolds

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Albert Reynolds
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In office
11 February 1992 – 15 December 1994
TánaisteJohn Wilson
Dick Spring
Bertie Ahern
Preceded byCharles Haughey
Succeeded byJohn Bruton
Leader of Fianna Fáil
In office
6 February 1992 – 19 November 1994
Preceded byCharles Haughey
Succeeded byBertie Ahern
Minister for Finance
In office
24 November 1988 – 7 November 1991
Preceded byRay MacSharry
Succeeded byBertie Ahern
Minister for Industry and Commerce
In office
10 March 1987 – 24 November 1988
Preceded byMichael Noonan
Succeeded byRay Burke
Minister for Industry and Energy
In office
9 March 1982 – 14 December 1982
Preceded byMichael O'Leary
Succeeded byJohn Bruton
Minister for Transport
In office
25 January 1980 – 30 June 1981
Preceded byGeorge Colley
Succeeded byPatrick Cooney
Minister for Posts and Telegraphs
In office
12 December 1979 – 30 June 1981
Preceded byPádraig Faulkner
Succeeded byPatrick Cooney
Personal details
Born(1932-11-03)3 November 1932
Roosky, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died21 August 2014(2014-08-21) (aged 81)
Dublin, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)Kathleen Reynolds
ProfessionPolitician / businessman

Albert Reynolds (3 November 1932 – 21 August 2014[1]) was a former Irish politician. He was twice Taoiseach of Ireland. He served from February 1992 to January 1993 and again from January 1993 to December 1994.[2] He was the fifth leader of Fianna Fáil during the same period. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.[3]

Reynolds died in Dublin, Ireland from complications from Alzheimer's disease, aged 81.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds dies". Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  2. "Mr. Albert Reynolds". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 1 June 2009.
  3. Clarity, James F. "Laureate and Symbol, Heaney Returns Home". The New York Times. 9 October 1995. "Mr. Hume has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as has former Prime Minister Albert Reynolds, also for his work toward peace."