Maud Gonne

Maud Gonne

Born: December 21, 1866

Died: April 27, 1953


Occupation: activist

Biography: Maud Gonne MacBride was an English-born Irish revolutionary, feminist and actress, best remembered for her turbulent relationship with William Butler Yeats. Of Anglo-Irish stock and birth, she was won over to Irish nationalism by the plight of evicted people in the Land Wars. She was also active in Home Rule activities.