9 March 1932 | Éamon de Valera becomes leader of Ireland


ÉAMON DE VALERA BECOMES LEADER OF IRELAND

9 MARCH 1932

Éamon de Valera becomes President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State. This office would be replaced by the Taoiseach in the 1937 Constitution of Ireland. De Valera was instrumental in moving Ireland from British Dominion to a truly independent republic.

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