Michael Collins vs Éamon de Valera

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NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon)
Former President of Ireland
$100 Million
Net worth 2018
Miscellaneous
Industry
Revolutionaries
Rome
Residence
New York City
United States
Country
United States
31/10/1930
BirthDay
14/10/1882
Died On
August 29, 1975
1.78 m
Height
United States Military Academy, Harvard Business School, St. Albans School
Education
1904 - University of Dublin, Royal University of Ireland, Blackrock College
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2010

In 2010, he played a minor role in the coming of age film, ‘Youth in Revolt'

2007

In 2007, he was seen in the documentary film, ‘In the Shadow of the Moon’

1996

In 1996, he was portrayed by actor Jim Meltzer in the film, ‘Apollo 11’

1985

In 1985, he found his own business, consulting firm, Michael Collins Associates

1980

He became the under secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and in 1980, he was appointed as the Vice President of LTV Aerospace

1978

He later became the director of the National Air and Space Museum and until 1978 he held this position

1974

In 1974, his autobiographical book, ‘Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys' was published

1970

In 1970, he retired from NASA, after which he worked as the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs in the Department of State

1969

In July 1969, he went on the ‘Apollo 11’ mission, which landed the first humans on the moon

1968

In 1968, he worked as the capsule communicator for the ‘Apollo 8’ mission and was responsible for communicating directly with the crew

1965

After training in NASA for 240 hours, in June 1965 he was appointed to work on his first crew assignment as a backup pilot for ‘Gemini 7’, a spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program

1963

In May 1963, be resumed his job as a fighter operator and in June that year when NASA called in for astronaut applications, he applied

1962

In 1962, John Glenn’s Mercury Atlas 6 flight that circled the Earth in 90 minutes inspired him so much that he decided to become an astronaut

1960

On August 29, 1960, he joined the USAF Experimental Flight Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California, after completing the minimum requirement of 1500 hours of flying

1956

In 1956, he was commissioned to work in West Germany owning the Hungarian Revolution, also known as the Hungarian Uprising, which took place that year

1954

In June 1954, he was commissioned to the Chaumont-Semoutiers Air Base, France, the front-line air base for the United States Air Force

1952

In 1952, he graduated from the United States Military Academy, where he finished 185th out of 527 cadets

1930

Michael Collins was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy, to James Lawton Collins, a U

1921

He also learned to deliver nuclear weapons at the 21st Fighter-Bomber Wing at George Air Force Base, California

1975

Eamon de Valera died on 29 August 1975, at the age of 92

1966

He won the re-election in 1966 and retired in 1973 at the age of 90

1959

He then resigned as the Taoiseach and was inaugurated President on 25 June 1959

1938

With the adoption of the new constitution, Ireland became a republic and Douglas Hyde was inaugurated as the first President of Ireland on 26 June 1938, in the first inaugural ceremony in the nation's history

1937

De Valera was the President of the Executive Council at the time of enactment of the new constitution in 1937

1932

He became the head of government –President of the Executive Council—in 1932

1926

De Valera left Sinn Féin in 1926 and founded the party Fianna Fáil the same year

1922

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed in 1922 and the larger part of Ireland became independent from the United Kingdom to become the independent Irish Free State

1921

De Valera returned to Ireland shortly before the war ended with the truce that took effect on July 11, 1921

1918

Sinn Féin won a huge majority in the 1918 general election following which de Valera went in disguise to the United States, where he collected funds to promote the cause of Irish Independence from the United Kingdom

1916

He joined the political party Sinn Féin in 1916 and was selected as its president in 1917 as several others of the rebellious leaders were dead

1913

He was a true patriot and became involved in the political revolution in 1913 when he joined the Irish Volunteers, an organization that supported Home Rule for Ireland

1908

He met Sinéad Flanagan, a teacher, in 1908 and married her in 1910

1906

He then furthered his education from the Royal University of Ireland and was appointed a teacher of mathematics at Carysfort Teachers' Training College for women in Blackrock in 1906

1903

In 1903, Eamon de Valera was appointed a teacher of mathematics at Rockwell College, County Tipperary

1882

He was born as Edward George de Valero on 14 October 1882 in New York City, United States to a Spanish father, Juan Vivion de Valera, and an Irish mother, Catherine Coll