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Bobby Sands

AKA Robert Gerard Sands

Born: 9-Mar-1954
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: 5-May-1981
Location of death: Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Cause of death: Starvation
Remains: Buried, Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Irish hunger striker

Father: John
Mother: Rosaleen
Sister: Marcella (b. Apr-1955)
Sister: Bernadette (b. Nov-1958)
Brother: John (b. Jun-1962)
Wife: Geraldine
Son: Gerard

    Irish Republican Army
    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Oct-1972
    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 1976, convicted Sep-1977
    Hunger Strike 27-Oct-1980
    Hunger Strike 1-Mar-1981 until his death
    Irish Ancestry

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