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Constance Markiewicz

1868 - 1927

Born Constance Gore-Booth, she became Countess Markievicz when she married playwright Casimir Markievicz in 1900. She was involved in the 1916 Rising and was second in command to Michael Mallin in St. Stephen's Green. She became the first female politician elected to the House of Commons in 1918.