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John Hume, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Architect of Irish Peace Deal, Dies at 83

HeadlineAug 04, 2020

Irish politician John Hume has died at the age of 83. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his role in crafting the Good Friday Agreement that ended decades of conflict in Northern Ireland. At the time, the Nobel Committee praised him for being the “clearest and most consistent of Northern Ireland’s political leaders in his work for a peaceful solution.”

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