Eamon de Valera

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Noun1.Eamon de Valera - Irish statesman (born in the United States)Eamon de Valera - Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
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Representatives from more than 90 countries attended the state funeral and requiem mass including Prince Philip, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Harold Wilson for Britain, Ireland's President de Valera, Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie and France's President de Gaulle.
In the first book on this incident, the author examines the events that led up to the bombing, including the "Emergency" enacted by Irish president De Valera and Ireland's response to the Belfast Blitz in the English-controlled part of the island.
THE son of Adolf Hilter's right-hand man sought the help of President de Valera to persuade the Russians to release his father from jail in 1968.