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Charles Haughey
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Haughey in 1967
7th Taoiseach
In office
10 March 1987 – 11 February 1992
President
Tánaiste
  • Brian Lenihan
  • John Wilson
Preceded by Garret FitzGerald
Succeeded by Albert Reynolds
In office
9 March 1982 – 14 December 1982
President Patrick Hillery
Tánaiste Ray MacSharry
Preceded by Garret FitzGerald
Succeeded by Garret FitzGerald
In office
11 December 1979 – 30 June 1981
President Patrick Hillery
Tánaiste George Colley
Preceded by Jack Lynch
Succeeded by Garret FitzGerald
Minister for the Gaeltacht
In office
10 March 1987 – 11 February 1992
Taoiseach Himself
Preceded by Paddy O'Toole
Succeeded by John Wilson
Leader of the Opposition
In office
14 December 1982 – 10 March 1987
President Patrick Hillery
Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald
Preceded by Garret FitzGerald
Succeeded by Alan Dukes
In office
30 June 1981 – 9 March 1982
President Patrick Hillery
Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald
Preceded by Garret FitzGerald
Succeeded by Garret FitzGerald
Leader of Fianna Fáil
In office
7 December 1979 – 6 February 1992
Deputy
  • George Colley
  • Ray MacSharry
  • Brian Lenihan Snr
  • John Wilson
Preceded by Jack Lynch
Succeeded by Albert Reynolds
Minister for Social Welfare
In office
5 July 1977 – 12 December 1979
Taoiseach Jack Lynch
Preceded by Brendan Corish
Succeeded by Michael Woods
Minister for Health
In office
5 July 1977 – 11 December 1979
Taoiseach Jack Lynch
Preceded by Brendan Corish
Succeeded by Michael Woods
Minister for Finance
In office
10 November 1966 – 7 May 1970
Taoiseach Jack Lynch
Preceded by Jack Lynch
Succeeded by George Colley
Minister for Agriculture
In office
8 October 1964 – 10 November 1966
Taoiseach Seán Lemass
Preceded by Paddy Smith
Succeeded by Neil Blaney
 (Agriculture & Fisheries)
Minister for Justice
In office
11 October 1961 – 8 October 1964
Taoiseach Seán Lemass
Preceded by Oscar Traynor
Succeeded by Brian Lenihan Snr
Parliamentary Secretary to the
Minister for Justice
In office
24 June 1959 – 11 October 1961
Taoiseach Seán Lemass
Preceded by New office
Succeeded by Brian Lenihan Snr
Teachta Dála
In office
June 1981 – November 1992
Constituency Dublin North-Central
In office
June 1977 – June 1981
Constituency Dublin Artane
In office
March 1957 – June 1977
Constituency Dublin North-East
Personal details
Born
Charles James Haughey

(1925-09-16)16 September 1925
Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
Died 13 June 2006(2006-06-13) (aged 80)
Kinsealy, Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Resting place St. Fintan's Cemetery, Sutton
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Spouse(s)
Maureen Lemass (m. 1951)
Relations Seán Lemass (father-in-law)
Children 4, including Seán
Education St. Joseph's School
Alma mater
Occupation
Military service
Allegiance  Ireland
Branch/service  Ireland Army
Years of service 1941–1957
Unit Army Reserve

Charles James Haughey (16 September 1925 – 13 June 2006) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was Taoiseach on three different occasions: 1979 to 1981, March 1982 to December 1982 and 1987 to 1992.

He was also Minister for the Gaeltacht from 1987 to 1992, Leader of the Opposition from 1981 to 1982 and 1982 to 1987, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1979 to 1992, Minister for Social Welfare and Minister for Health from 1977 to 1979, Minister for Finance from 1966 to 1970, Minister for Agriculture from 1964 to 1966, Minister for Justice from 1961 to 1964 and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Justice from 1959 to 1961.

He was a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1957 to 1992.

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