Hyde, Douglas (M)

Surname: Hyde
Forename(s): Douglas Ross
b. 17 January 1860. d. 12 July 1949. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, essayist, dramatist, scholar of the Irish language, politician. Pseudonym: An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (“the pleasant little branch”). Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Campaigned for the revival of Irish as a spoken language. First President of Ireland (1938-1945) and a prominent leader of the Gaelic Revival. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“O Son of my God, what a pride, what a pleasure” [Columcille Cecenit] 1899-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 7946