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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)

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. 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 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 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)

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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) 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) 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 Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church Reverend Ian Paisley wears a white smock saying Ref #: PA.8682710  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) 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 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

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