Liam Cosgrave

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Liam Cosgrave
Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave-Patricks Day 1976.jpg
Taoiseach
In office
14 March 1973 – 5 July 1977
Tánaiste Brendan Corish
Preceded by Jack Lynch
Succeeded by Jack Lynch
Leader of the Opposition
In office
21 April 1965 – 14 March 1973
Preceded by James Dillon
Succeeded by Jack Lynch
Leader of Fine Gael
In office
21 April 1965 – 1 July 1977
Preceded by James Dillon
Succeeded by Garret FitzGerald
Minister for External Affairs
In office
2 June 1954 – 20 March 1957
Preceded by Frank Aiken
Succeeded by Frank Aiken
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Commerce
In office
18 February 1948 – 13 June 1951
Preceded by New office
Succeeded by Office abolished
Government Chief Whip
In office
18 February 1948 – 13 June 1951
Preceded by Éamonn Kissane
Succeeded by Donnchadh Ó Briain
Personal details
Born (1920-04-13)13 April 1920
Dublin, Ireland
Died 4 October 2017(2017-10-04) (aged 97)
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Vera Osborne
Relations William T. Cosgrave (father)
Children Mary
Liam
Ciaran
Alma mater King's Inns
Occupation Barrister
Religion Roman Catholicism

Liam Cosgrave (13 April 1920 – 4 October 2017) was an Irish politician. Cosgrave served as Prime Minister of Ireland (1973–77) and as Leader of Fine Gael (1965–77). He was a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1943 to 1981.[1]

Cosgrave died in Dublin on 4 October 2017 at the age of 97, after a long illness.[2]

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