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Devereux, John (1778–1860), United Irishman and army officer in the Colombian service

Matthew Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online October 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/98238

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Devereux, John (1778–1860), United Irishman and army officer in the Colombian service, was born in Taghmon, co. Wexford, Ireland, the son of William Devereux and his wife, Mary. As a young man he served in the Wexford militia and was involved in the rebellion of the ...

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Subjects: Ethnic Politics ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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