Constance Markievicz,Countess Markievicz
7 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London

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Name: Constance Markievicz,Countess Markievicz
Category: Politician

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Constance Markievicz,Countess Markievicz,born Constance Gore-Booth (1838-1927),sister of the suffragette & poet,Eva Gore-booth.Irish politician & revolutionary nationalist.She was active within the Irish Sinn Fein & Fianna Fail parties.She took part in the 1916 Easter Uprising,but escaped at death penalty. She was the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons in 1918,but refused to take her seat in protest for Irish Home Rule,& 2nd woman in the world,elected to a cabinet position.

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Years of Residence: 1858 - Unknown

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Constance Markievicz (nee Gore-Booth.1868-1927).Irish nationalist & politician,first woman elected to UK parliament (but did not take her seat).was born here in 1868

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7 Buckingham Gate
United Kingdom

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No.1,is part of 1-7 Buckingham Gate,built in 1859-61.Since recently renovated into the exclusive Buckingham Gate luxury apartments.Grade II* listed

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