Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.
Liam Mellows, Irish Republican and Sinn Féin politician. He rejected the Anglo-Irish Treaty and was captured by pro-Treaty forces during the Irish Civil War. Mellows was executed by Free State forces in
In 1921 the Anglo Irish Treaty was signed in London and brought an end to the Irish War of Independence, though tragically it led to the Irish Civil War. Later that day Michael Collins wrote ".early this morning I signed my death warrant".