William Drennan Ireland

Biography of William Drennan

Graduate Record for William Drennan

Forename: William
Surname: Drennan
Degree Information: MA (1772)
Countries of Association: Ireland

Further information from the University records:

Addison 1727-1897 reads: Practitioner (MD Edinburgh 1778) at Belfast, Newry, and Dublin; originator of idea of political Society of United Irishmen; first to call Ireland the "Emerald Isle"; Co-Editor of Belfast Magazine; born at Belfast, 23rd May, 1754; died there, 5th February, 1820.

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William Drennan
GU Degree: MA, 1772;
University Link: MA (1772) Graduate
Record last updated: 12th Jun 2009

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