Albert Reynolds

Irish politician

Albert Reynolds (3 November 1932 – 21 August 2014) was an Irish politician.[1] He was twice Taoiseach of Ireland. He served from February 1992 to January 1993 and again from January 1993 to December 1994.[2] He was the fifth leader of Fianna Fáil during the same period.

Albert Reynolds
Born3 November 1932 Edit this on Wikidata
Roosky (Irish Free StateEdit this on Wikidata
Died21 August 2014 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 81)
Dublin Edit this on Wikidata
Resting placeShanganagh Cemetery Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater
  • Summerhill College Edit this on Wikidata
OccupationPolitician Edit this on Wikidata
Political partyFianna Fáil Edit this on Wikidata
ChildrenLeonie Reynolds Edit this on Wikidata
Position heldTaoiseach (1992–1994), Leader of Fianna Fáil (1992–1994), Minister for Finance (1988–1991), Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (1987–1988), Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (1982–1982), Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport (1980–1981), Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (1979–1981), Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (1994–1994), Teachta Dála (1997–2002), Teachta Dála (1992–1997), Teachta Dála (1989–1992), Teachta Dála (1987–1989), Teachta Dála (1982–1987), Teachta Dála (1982–1982), Teachta Dála (1981–1982), Teachta Dála (1977–1981), Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (1992–1993) Edit this on Wikidata

In 1995, Reynolds was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.[3]

Reynolds died in Dublin, from complications from Alzheimer's disease, aged 81.


  1. "Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds dies". RTÉ News. RTÉ. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  2. "Mr. Albert Reynolds". Oireachtas Members Database. Houses of the Oireachtas. Retrieved 1 June 2009.
  3. Clarity, James F. (9 October 1995). "Laureate and Symbol, Heaney Returns Home". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 April 2020. Mr. Hume has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as has former Prime Minister Albert Reynolds, also for his work toward peace.