Arthur Griffith

Arthur Griffith (Irish: Art Ó Gríobhtha; 31 March 1872 – 12 August 1922) was an Irish politician and writer, who founded and later led the political party Sinn Féin. He served as President of Dáil Éireann from January to August 1922, and was head of the Irish delegation at the negotiations in London that produced the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921, attending with Michael Collins.

Read more about Arthur Griffith:  Early Life, Foundation of Sinn Féin, 1916 Rising, War of Independence, Treaty Negotiations and Death, Posthumous Reputation, Charges of Anti-Semitism, Quotations

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1920 In Ireland - Events
15 April–8 June - Arthur Griffith establishes a Republican legal system (under Austin Stack) in areas under IRA control ... Arthur Griffith delivers the graveside oration ... strike in Cork Prison is called off after the Sinn Féin President, Arthur Griffith, intervenes ...
United Kingdom Coalition Government (1916–1922) - List of Ministers
1921 – 19 October 1922 Conservative Thomas Arthur Lewis 4 July 1922 – 26 July 1922 Liberal Lord Chancellor The Lord Finlay 10 December 1916 Conservative The Lord Birkenhead 10 January 1919 ... Conservative Second Civil Lord of the Admiralty Arthur Pease 10 December 1916 Conservative post abolished 10 January 1919 President of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries ... Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies Arthur Steel-Maitland 10 December 1916 Conservative created a Baronet 13 July 1917 William Hewins 26 September 1917 Conservative Leo Amery 10 January 1919 Conservative E ...
Government Of The 2nd Dáil - Fourth Ministry
... Arthur Griffith President of Dáil Éireann In office 10 January 1922 – 12 August 1922 Personal details Nationality Irish The Fourth Ministry was the Ministry ... The Fourth Ministry, headed by Arthur Griffith, and composed solely of members of the pro-Treaty faction of Sinn Féin, was elected the following day ... In August Griffith died of natural causes and Collins was killed in action, however the remaining members of the Ministry remained in office until, on 9 September, the Third Dáil ...
Sinn Féin Printing & Publishing Company - Genesis of The Sinn Féin Printing & Publishing Company
... Printing Publishing Company (SFPP) begins in March 1906 when Arthur Griffith, editor of the nationalist propaganda newspaper the United Irishman, was ... The offending passage was the following The case against Griffith was weak but the judge found him far “too saucy in his attitude” and ordered him to pay £50 in damages ... Griffith and the Board had, however, anticipated such an outcome and when the court-appointed bailiffs called on the Fownes Street office of the United Irishman Ltd ...
Arthur Griffith - Quotations
... "In Arthur Griffith there is a mighty force in Ireland ... "A braver man than Arthur Griffith, I never met" - The Earl of Birkenhead, British negotiator in the Treaty, quoted from Tim Pat Coogan's Michael Collins ...

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