Thomas Francis Meagher Quotes

Be sensible, that is, cease to be honest.

 
Thomas Francis Meagher
Thomas Francis Meagher
  • Born: August 3, 1823
  • Died: July 1, 1867
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Soldier

Thomas Francis Meagher was an Irish nationalist and leader of the Young Irelanders in the Rebellion of 1848. After being convicted of sedition, he was first sentenced to death, but received transportation for life to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) in Australia.