"In deep sadness we have to announce that John, after a short illness died in the early hours of the morning," said the family.
Hume was for many years Chairman of the predominantly Catholic Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), the Association of Ireland is committed to peaceful again. Together with the Conservative David Trimble of the unionist Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), he was involved in the negotiation of the good Friday agreement of 1998, with the decade-long bloody conflict in Northern Ireland, has been overcome.
the conflict, the majority were in terms of Catholic proponents of a unification of the two parts of Ireland and the predominantly Protestant United Kingdom loyalists. Approximately 3700 people were killed, about 50,000 were injured.Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 11:20