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1847 – Daniel O’Connell, “The Liberator,” dies in Genoa. His body is returned to Ireland and buried in Glasnevin Cemetery.
Eighteen years after refusing to take the Oath of Supremacy, Daniel O’Connell – The Great Emancipator – dies in Genoa at age 71. O’Connell was the prime mover in attaining Catholic Emancipation – a…