Theobald Wolfe Tone

polític irlandès

Theobald Wolfe Tone, conegut pòstumament com a Wolfe Tone (Dublín, 20 de juny de 176319 de novembre de 1798), va ser un líder revolucionari irlandès i un dels membres fundadors dels United Irishmen. És considerat el pare del republicanisme irlandès i líder de la Rebel·lió irlandesa de 1798. Va ser capturat al port de Letterkenny el 3 de novembre de 1798,[1] morint setze dies després per causes que encara estan disputades.

Infotaula de personaTheobald Wolfe Tone
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Naixement20 juny 1763 modifica
Dublín modifica
Mort19 novembre 1798 modifica (35 anys)
Dublín modifica
Causa de mortSuïcidi modifica (Dessagnament modifica)
Lloc d'enterramentBodenstown (en) Tradueix modifica
Auditor of the College Historical Society (en) Tradueix
Dades personals
FormacióTrinity College Dublín modifica
OcupacióPolític, escriptor i advocat modifica
Activitat1791 modifica –
Membre de
Carrera militar
LleialtatSociety of United Irishmen (en) Tradueix modifica
Rang militaradjudant general modifica
Participà en
24 maig 1798Rebel·lió irlandesa de 1798 modifica
CònjugeMatilda Tone (en) Tradueix modifica
FillsWilliam Tone (en) Tradueix modifica
ParesPeter Tone (en) Tradueix modificaMargaret Lambert (en) Tradueix modifica

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  1. Memoirs of Theobald Wolfe Tone, Vol. II, p1827



  • Seán Ua Ceallaigh (ed.), Speeches from the Dock, or Protests of Irish Patriotism (Dublin: M. H. Gill and Son, 1953).
  • Herr, Cheryl. For the Land They Loved: Irish Political Melodramas, 1890–1925. Syracuse University Press, 1991.

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  • Stephen McGarry, Irish Brigades Abroad (Dublin, 2013) (softback).
  • T.W. Moody, R.B. McDowell and C.J. Woods (eds.), The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763–98, Volume I: Tone's Career in Ireland to June 1795 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998).
  • T.W. Moody, R.B. McDowell and C.J. Woods (eds.), The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763–98, Volume II: America, France, and Bantry Bay, August 1795 to December 1796 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
  • T.W. Moody, R.B. McDowell and C.J. Woods (eds.), The Writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763–98, Volume III: France, the Rhine, Lough Swilly and Death of Tone, January 1797 to November 1798 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone by himself, continued by his son, with his political writings, edited by W.T. Wolfe Tone (2 volumes, Washington, 1826).
  • Thomas Bartlett, (ed.), Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone Memoirs, Journals and political writings, compiled and arranged by William T.W. Tone, 1826 (Dublin, 1998) [softback].
  • Autobiography of Theobald Wolfe Tone, edited with introduction by R. Barry O'Brien (2 vols., London, 1893);
  • Lives of the United Irishmen by R.R. Madden, (7 vols., London, 1842);
  • History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, by W. E. H. Lecky, vols. iii., iv., v. (cabinet ed., 5 vols., London, 1892).
  • "Wolfe Tone's Provost Prison", by Patrick Denis O'Donnell, in The Irish Sword, no. 42, Volume XI, Military History Society of Ireland, Dublin, 1973.
  • "Wolfe Tone: Suicide or Assassination", by Patrick Denis O'Donnell, in Irish Journal of Medical Science, no. 57, Dublin, 1997 (with T. Gorey)
  • "By fair and open war to procure the separation of the two countries," Footsteps in Time by Kevin McCarthy, published by CJ Fallon.
  • Chapter 13 "Theobald Wolfe Tone and County Kildare" by C.J. Woods; in Kildare History and Society (Geography Press, Dublin 2006) pp. 387–398. ed. by Nolan, W. & McGrath, T.
  • Elliott, Marianne (1989). Wolfe Tone: Prophet of Irish Independence. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
  • Elliott, Marianne (2012), Wolfe Tone, 2nd edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Memoirs by Jonah Barrington (1828)
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  • The Year of the French by Thomas Flanagan
  • 'A Rough Guide to Revolutionary Paris: Wolfe Tone as an accidental tourist’, by Sylvie Kleinman, in History Ireland 16:2 (2008) 34–39.
  • ‘Un brave de plus’: la carrière militaire de Theobald Wolfe Tone, héros du nationalisme irlandais et officier francais, 1796–1798' by Sylvie Kleinman, in Revue Historique des Armées France-Irlande n°253/2008, 55–65.
  • "Ambassador incognito and Accidental Tourist: Cultural Perspectives on Theobald Wolfe Tone’s Mission to France, 1796-8", by Sylvie Kleinman, in Michael Brown and Rosalyn Trigger (eds), Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, 'The Auld Alliance: Irish & Scottish Connections with France since 1500', Volume 2: Issue 1, September 2008 (University of Aberdeen), pp101–122.

  • "Un brave de plus: Theobald Wolfe Tone, alias Adjudant-general James Smith, French officer and Irish patriot adventurer, 1796-8", by Sylvie Kleinman, in Nathalie Genêt-Rouffiac & David Murphy (eds.), Franco-Irish Military connections, 1590–1945. Proceedings of the Vincennes Conference (Sept. 2007), Dublin: Four Courts, 2009, pp163–188.
  • ‘Tone and the French Expeditions to Ireland, 1796-1798: Total War, or Liberation?’, by Sylvie Kleinman, in Pierre Serna, Antonino De Francesco & Judith Miller (eds.), Republics at War, 1776-1840 Revolutions, Conflicts, and Geopolitics in Europe and the Atlantic World (Basingstoke, 2013). 83-103.
  • Regnault, Eugene. The Criminal History of the English Government from the First Massacre of the Irish, to the Poisoning of the Chinese, Translated from the French, with Notes by an American. New York: J.S. Redfield, Clinton Hall, 1843.