Disappearance – “It is with great sadness that the family announce that Lord Trimble passed away earlier today following a short illness”, the Ulster Unionist Party announced.
David Trimble, former Prime Minister Northern Irish Distinguished by A Nobel Peace Prize A man who worked for reconciliation between Protestants and Catholics in the British province died on Monday at the age of 77, the Ulster Unionist Party announced.
The party said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that the family announce that Lord Trimble has passed away this morning following a short illness.
A man of “courage and vision.”
The Protestant jurist, who entered politics in the ranks of the Unionist Vanguard Party in the early 1970s, helped craft the Good Friday Peace Agreement with the late Catholic John Hume, a joint Nobel laureate, a quarter of a century after the paramilitaries.
He led the first power-sharing government resulting from this agreement, which resolved bloody conflicts between Republicans, mainly Catholics and supporters of Irish reunification, and Unionists, mainly Protestants, and defenders of the province’s maintenance in the British Crown. .
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