BirthdayMarch 9, 1954

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Bobby Sands

    Full name: Bobby Sands
    Also known as: Bobby Sands, Sands, Bobby
    Professions: Irish politician
    Nationality: Irish
    Work: Biography from Irish Republican website

  2. Bobby Sands Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 5th of May, 1981 (Age: 27)

  3. Bobby Sands Biography

    Robert Gerard "Bobby" Sands (Irish: Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh; 9 March 1954 – 5 May 1981) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze.He was the leader of the 1981 hunger strike in which Irish republican prisoners protested against the removal of Special Category Status. During his strike he was elected to the British Parliament as an Anti H-Block candidate. His death was followed by a new surge of Provisional IRA recruitment and activity. International media coverage brought attention to the hunger strikers, and the republican movement in general, attracting both praise and criticism.

  4. Bobby Sands Family

    Spouse: Geraldine Noade
    Childrens: Gerard Sands

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