John Hume voted the greatest person in Irish history

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Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume was voted the greatest person in Irish history by a massive public vote on the top rated ‘Late Late Show’ program.

Hume , 73, from Derry, is the former leader of the SDLP party in Northern Ireland. He is Ireland’s Martin Luther King figure who was inspired by his non-violence message and went on to play a huge role in the Irish peace process that brought a stable peace to Northern Ireland. He won a Nobel Prize for his work

The final five figures were Michael Collins, James Connolly, Bono, Mary Robinson and John Hume. These five were selected by an initial public vote from a list of 40 Irish figures who topped a national survey....

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