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Ian Paisley: 6 April 1926 – 12 September 2014 – A Life In Photos

by | 12th, September 2014

Rev. Ian Paisley gets a show of hands in support of his call for the Protestant Day of Action in Belfast,Northern Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. Rev. Paisley was addressing a rally of Loyalists outside the City Hall in Belfast this afternoon. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Rev. Ian Paisley gets a show of hands in support of his call for the Protestant Day of Action in Belfast,Northern Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. Rev. Paisley was addressing a rally of Loyalists outside the City Hall in Belfast this afternoon. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

ev. Ian Paisley, addressing a rally of Loyalists outside City Hall in Belfast, Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. This was part of the Protestant Day of action, in which most of Northern Ireland's industry came a standstill. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

ev. Ian Paisley, addressing a rally of Loyalists outside City Hall in Belfast, Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. This was part of the Protestant Day of action, in which most of Northern Ireland’s industry came a standstill. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Library filer ref 168050-75 dated 25.9.74 of then Unionist candidate for Ulster's South Down, Enoch Powell (left) and Dr Ian Paisley, then Democratic Unionist candidate for North Antrim. The controversial former minister, who became notorious for his 'Rivers of Blood' immigration speech in 1968 while still a Tory MP, died peacefully in hospital today (Sunday) aged 85. He had been suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Library filer ref 168050-75 dated 25.9.74 of then Unionist candidate for Ulster’s South Down, Enoch Powell (left) and Dr Ian Paisley, then Democratic Unionist candidate for North Antrim. The controversial former minister, who became notorious for his ‘Rivers of Blood’ immigration speech in 1968 while still a Tory MP, died peacefully in hospital today (Sunday) aged 85. He had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

L-R: William Craig; Glenn Barr; the Reverend Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party; and Harry West of Ulster Unionist Party on the platform during a meeting of Northern Ireland Protestant leaders in June 1974. Glenn Barr, chairman of the meeting, was leader of Ulster worker’s council that called the 16 day strike. The rally was in support of the extreme protestant faction’s stand against the power-sharing agreement worked out by an all-party committee at Sunningdale. The Ulster workers strike had earlier forced the governing Northern Ireland Assembly to abandon its rule. (AP Photo/Robert Dear) Ref #: PA.11655881  Date: 01/06/1974

L-R: William Craig; Glenn Barr; the Reverend Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party; and Harry West of Ulster Unionist Party on the platform during a meeting of Northern Ireland Protestant leaders in June 1974. Glenn Barr, chairman of the meeting, was leader of Ulster worker’’s council that called the 16 day strike. The rally was in support of the extreme protestant faction’’s stand against the power-sharing agreement worked out by an all-party committee at Sunningdale. The Ulster workers strike had earlier forced the governing Northern Ireland Assembly to abandon its rule. (AP Photo/Robert Dear)
Date: 01/06/1974

Dr Ian Paisley addresses a mass gathering of supporters, in the Protestant Shankhill Road area of Belfast. The Ulster Workers' Council declared that "everything" in the strike-bound Province "stops at midnight" in an attempt to bring down the Ulster power sharing executive brought about by the Sunningdale Agreement. Ref #: PA.6575763  Date: 27/05/1974

Dr Ian Paisley addresses a mass gathering of supporters, in the Protestant Shankhill Road area of Belfast. The Ulster Workers’ Council declared that “everything” in the strike-bound Province “stops at midnight” in an attempt to bring down the Ulster power sharing executive brought about by the Sunningdale Agreement.
Date: 27/05/1974

Four leading members of the Ulster protestant movement during a march and rally in the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1974. At left, one hand raised, is William Craig leader of the Vanguard Movement next to him is Glen Barr, leader of the Ulster Workers Council. With raised umbrella the Reverend. Ian Paisley and Harry West. (AP Photo)

Four leading members of the Ulster protestant movement during a march and rally in the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1974. At left, one hand raised, is William Craig leader of the Vanguard Movement next to him is Glen Barr, leader of the Ulster Workers Council. With raised umbrella the Reverend. Ian Paisley and Harry West. (AP Photo)

The Reverend Ian Paisley, prominent Northern Ireland politician and civil rights leader, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in April 1972. (AP Photo)

The Reverend Ian Paisley, prominent Northern Ireland politician and civil rights leader, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in April 1972. (AP Photo)

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Bernadette Devlin Member of Parliament for Mid-Ulster and the reverend ian Paisley, Member of Parliament for North Antrim, wait to take part in a TV programme in the Thames Studios, London, on Sept. 22, 1971. (AP Photo)

Bernadette Devlin Member of Parliament for Mid-Ulster and the reverend ian Paisley, Member of Parliament for North Antrim, wait to take part in a TV programme in the Thames Studios, London, on Sept. 22, 1971. (AP Photo)

Protestant leader Reverend Ian Paisley, behind crown bearer, leads the Protestant Easter March through Armagh, Northern Ireland, while British troops stand guard on Easter Saturday, April 10, 1971. (AP Photo/Dennis Lee Royle

Protestant leader Reverend Ian Paisley, behind crown bearer, leads the Protestant Easter March through Armagh, Northern Ireland, while British troops stand guard on Easter Saturday, April 10, 1971. (AP Photo/Dennis Lee Royle

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Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Reverend Ian Paisley, center, speaks to supporters during a protest in Belfast on Oct. 9, 1969. (AP Photo)

Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Reverend Ian Paisley, center, speaks to supporters during a protest in Belfast on Oct. 9, 1969. (AP Photo)

Protestant leader the Reverand Ian Paisley addresses a meeting in a field at Crossgar, near Belfast, Northern Ireland on Sept. 14, 1969, on his return to Ireland from a visit to the United States. (AP Photo/Royle)

Protestant leader the Reverand Ian Paisley addresses a meeting in a field at Crossgar, near Belfast, Northern Ireland on Sept. 14, 1969, on his return to Ireland from a visit to the United States. (AP Photo/Royle)

Northern Ireland's Protestant Unionist Party leader Reverend Ian Paisley takes a question a press conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Aug. 22, 1969. Earlier this month British troops were deployed following vicious sectarian riots on the streets of west Belfast. (AP Photo/Bob Dear)

Northern Ireland’s Protestant Unionist Party leader Reverend Ian Paisley takes a question a press conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Aug. 22, 1969. Earlier this month British troops were deployed following vicious sectarian riots on the streets of west Belfast. (AP Photo/Bob Dear)

Northern Ireland's Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church Reverend Ian Paisley wears a white smock saying Ref #: PA.8682710  Date: 22/03/1966

Northern Ireland’s Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church Reverend Ian Paisley wears a white smock
Date: 22/03/1966

Rev. Ian Paisley waves in triumph as he walks with Loyalists down Royal Avenue in Belfast, Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Rev. Ian Paisley waves in triumph as he walks with Loyalists down Royal Avenue in Belfast, Ireland, Nov. 23, 1981. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

During a spectacular opening of the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York's Times Square which was projected onto a seven-storey high screen and broadcast live across the United States, Northern Ireland's First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were applauded by leading Irish Americans after they said that Northern Ireland is willing to do business with the United States. Photo date: Wednesday December 5, 2007. Joint leaders of the power sharing executive, First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have been on the first leg of a tour to New York and Washington aimed at encouraging American investment. The Nasdaq stock exchange opening was the final event of what has been a triumphant visit.

During a spectacular opening of the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York’s Times Square which was projected onto a seven-storey high screen and broadcast live across the United States, Northern Ireland’s First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were applauded by leading Irish Americans after they said that Northern Ireland is willing to do business with the United States.
Photo date: Wednesday December 5, 2007. Joint leaders of the power sharing executive, First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have been on the first leg of a tour to New York and Washington aimed at encouraging American investment. The Nasdaq stock exchange opening was the final event of what has been a triumphant visit.

In this Friday April 4, 1997 file photo Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley prepares to address a crowd of around 1000 loyalist supporters, as they gathered for a "right-to-march" rally in Portadown, Northern Ireland. Paisley the fiery Protestant leader has died in Northern Ireland aged 88 his wife Eileen said Friday Sept. 12, 2014. Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. The international image of Paisley _ that of Northern Ireland's most dangerous demagogue, a belligerent bigot committed to keeping Irish Catholics at bay and out of power _ was well-documented in its own right. But understanding the worst of the public Paisley wouldn't prepare you for meeting him in the flesh. (AP Photo/File) Ref #: PA.20895751  Date: 22/03/2007

In this Friday April 4, 1997 file photo Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley prepares to address a crowd of around 1000 loyalist supporters, as they gathered for a “right-to-march” rally in Portadown, Northern Ireland. Paisley the fiery Protestant leader has died in Northern Ireland aged 88 his wife Eileen said Friday Sept. 12, 2014. Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. The international image of Paisley _ that of Northern Ireland’s most dangerous demagogue, a belligerent bigot committed to keeping Irish Catholics at bay and out of power _ was well-documented in its own right. But understanding the worst of the public Paisley wouldn’t prepare you for meeting him in the flesh. (AP Photo/File)
Date: 22/03/2007

 In this Aug. 23, 1969 file photo Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Ian Paisley leaves Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland, after handing in a petition. Paisley the fiery Protestant leader has died in Northern Ireland aged 88 his wife Eileen said Friday Sept. 12, 2014. Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. The international image of Paisley _ that of Northern Ireland's most dangerous demagogue, a belligerent bigot committed to keeping Irish Catholics at bay and out of power _ was well-documented in its own right. But understanding the worst of the public Paisley wouldn't prepare you for meeting him in the flesh. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp, File)

In this Aug. 23, 1969 file photo Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Ian Paisley leaves Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland, after handing in a petition. Paisley the fiery Protestant leader has died in Northern Ireland aged 88 his wife Eileen said Friday Sept. 12, 2014. Much like the Ulster weather, Ian Paisley could offer beaming sunshine one minute, stinging hailstones the next. The international image of Paisley _ that of Northern Ireland’s most dangerous demagogue, a belligerent bigot committed to keeping Irish Catholics at bay and out of power _ was well-documented in its own right. But understanding the worst of the public Paisley wouldn’t prepare you for meeting him in the flesh. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp, File)

Sinn Fein election posters of Gerry Adams placed on top of graffiti supporting Democratic Unionist party leader Ian Paisley in West Belfast. Ref #: PA.2389153  Date: 05/05/2005

Sinn Fein election posters of Gerry Adams placed on top of graffiti supporting Democratic Unionist party leader Ian Paisley in West Belfast.
Date: 05/05/2005

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Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, with a Belfast paper, after meeting with the General John De Chastelain, head of the International Decommissioning body. Ref #: PA.2149881  Date: 08/12/2004

Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, with a Belfast paper, after meeting with the General John De Chastelain, head of the International Decommissioning body.
Ref #: PA.2149881
Date: 08/12/2004

Rev Ian Paisley (left), leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), with the deputy leader Peter Robinson during the launch of the Party manifesto in Belfast. All parties aspiring to be part of the government of Northern Ireland must turn their backs on violence for good, the DUP insisted today in a glossy 32-page Assembly Election manifesto.  Ref #: PA.1830154  Date: 11/11/2003

Rev Ian Paisley (left), leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), with the deputy leader Peter Robinson during the launch of the Party manifesto in Belfast. All parties aspiring to be part of the government of Northern Ireland must turn their backs on violence for good, the DUP insisted today in a glossy 32-page Assembly Election manifesto.
Date: 11/11/2003

Ian Paisley, Democratic Unionist Party leader, enjoying the jokes of party member Sammy Wilson, during the DUP Annual Conference, in Omagh Co Tyrone, today (Saturday). 'Picture by Brian Little/PA Ref #: PA.1146708  Date: 28/11/1998

Ian Paisley, Democratic Unionist Party leader, enjoying the jokes of party member Sammy Wilson, during the DUP Annual Conference, in Omagh Co Tyrone, today (Saturday). ‘Picture by Brian Little/PA
Date: 28/11/1998

Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party at the Castle Buildings, Belfast, his colleagues carrying the pledge Prime Minister Tony Blair made to the people of Northern Ireland. Paisley claims the pledge has been broken. * ...and has put the Province on the road to Hell.  Ref #: PA.1203299  Date: 29/06/1999

Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party at the Castle Buildings, Belfast, his colleagues carrying the pledge Prime Minister Tony Blair made to the people of Northern Ireland. Paisley claims the pledge has been broken. * …and has put the Province on the road to Hell.
Date: 29/06/1999

Democratic Unionist Leader (DUP) Rev Ian Paisley outside No 10 Downing Street, London, after talks on the Northern Ireland Peace Process with Prime Minister Tony Blair. Mr Paisley left the talks without gaining a satisfactory result. Ref #: PA.1297443  Date: 10/05/2000

Democratic Unionist Leader (DUP) Rev Ian Paisley outside No 10 Downing Street, London, after talks on the Northern Ireland Peace Process with Prime Minister Tony Blair. Mr Paisley left the talks without gaining a satisfactory result.
Date: 10/05/2000

Reverand Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party at the launch of the party's General Election manifesto in Belfast. Ref #: PA.1428386  Date: 14/05/2001

Reverand Ian Paisley leader of the Democratic Unionist Party at the launch of the party’s General Election manifesto in Belfast.
Date: 14/05/2001

Rev Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, launches his party's latest General Election poster in Belfast. The poster depicts Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble as untrustworthy.  Ref #: PA.1431503  Date: 21/05/2001

Rev Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, launches his party’s latest General Election poster in Belfast. The poster depicts Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble as untrustworthy.
Date: 21/05/2001

Reverand Ian Paisley acknowledges the standing ovation given by the audience in the Ulster Hall, Belfast tonight (Monday) after his rallying call to Unionists to launch an all-out campaign of resistance to the Northern Ireland peace talks. See PA story ULSTER Talks Paisley. Photo Brian Little/PA Ref #: PA.1061220  Date: 29/09/1997

Reverand Ian Paisley acknowledges the standing ovation given by the audience in the Ulster Hall, Belfast tonight (Monday) after his rallying call to Unionists to launch an all-out campaign of resistance to the Northern Ireland peace talks. See PA story ULSTER Talks Paisley. Photo Brian Little/PA
Date: 29/09/1997

Dr Ian Paisley supporting the beef producers in Northern Ireland by eating a sirloin steak at the 25th anniversary dinner of the DUP Bannside branch, at the Causeway Hotel, Bushmills. Ref #: PA.1022099  Date: 28/03/1996

Dr Ian Paisley supporting the beef producers in Northern Ireland by eating a sirloin steak at the 25th anniversary dinner of the DUP Bannside branch, at the Causeway Hotel, Bushmills.
Date: 28/03/1996

James Molyneaux, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, left, and Reverend Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party speak to reporters outside No. 10, Downing Street, in London, on May 15, 1991, after talks with British Prime Minister John Major and Peter Brooke. The talks ended without agreement. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)

James Molyneaux, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, left, and Reverend Ian Paisley, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party speak to reporters outside No. 10, Downing Street, in London, on May 15, 1991, after talks with British Prime Minister John Major and Peter Brooke. The talks ended without agreement. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)

Northern Ireland's DUP leader and Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church Rev. Ian Paisley interupts Pope John Paul II at the start of his allocution at the European Parliament in Stasbourg, France, Oct. 11, 1988. Paisley holds a banner reading "John Paul II Anti-Christ". (AP Photo)

Northern Ireland’s DUP leader and Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church Rev. Ian Paisley interupts Pope John Paul II at the start of his allocution at the European Parliament in Stasbourg, France, Oct. 11, 1988. Paisley holds a banner reading “John Paul II Anti-Christ”. (AP Photo)

Northern Ireland's DUP leader Reverend Ian Paisley displays a scarf bearing the party slogan Ref #: PA.8662132  Date: 23/01/1986

Northern Ireland’s DUP leader Reverend Ian Paisley displays a scarf bearing the party slogan
Date: 23/01/1986

Northern Ireland Loyalist leaders including the Reverand Ian Paisley, in (light coat); Harold McCusker (dark coat); and Peter Robinson, (dark spectacles) approach a barbed wire barricade surrounding Stormont Castle, near Belfast, Northern Ireland in December 1985. They were protesting against a meeting at the castle between British and Irish government ministers, implementing the newly-signed Anglo-Irish Accord which for the first time gives the Dublin government a consultative role in the running of Northern Ireland’s affairs. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Northern Ireland Loyalist leaders including the Reverand Ian Paisley, in (light coat); Harold McCusker (dark coat); and Peter Robinson, (dark spectacles) approach a barbed wire barricade surrounding Stormont Castle, near Belfast, Northern Ireland in December 1985. They were protesting against a meeting at the castle between British and Irish government ministers, implementing the newly-signed Anglo-Irish Accord which for the first time gives the Dublin government a consultative role in the running of Northern Ireland’s affairs. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Reverend Ian Paisley, Member of Parliament, leader of Ulster's Democratic Unionist Party, during a rally, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October 1982. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Reverend Ian Paisley, Member of Parliament, leader of Ulster’s Democratic Unionist Party, during a rally, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October 1982. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Religion - Pope John Paul II Visit to Britain - Liverpool The Reverend Ian Paisley, and his supporters armed with a banner, stand along the Papal route in Liverpool. Ref #: PA.4358736  Date: 30/05/1982

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The Reverend Ian Paisley, and his supporters armed with a banner, stand along the Papal route in Liverpool.
Date: 30/05/1982

Loyalists armed with cudgels and dressed in combat jackets, who form part of the estimated 20,000 members of the Reverend Ian Paisley’s ‘Third Force’, march through the town of Newtonards in Northern Ireland on Nov. 23, 1981, in a show of strength. The British government has declared such ‘private armies’ as illegal. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Loyalists armed with cudgels and dressed in combat jackets, who form part of the estimated 20,000 members of the Reverend Ian Paisley’s ‘Third Force’, march through the town of Newtonards in Northern Ireland on Nov. 23, 1981, in a show of strength. The British government has declared such ‘private armies’ as illegal. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

 

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