Amon de valera a will to power review the man who made modern ireland eamon de valera on the steps of no 10 downing street in 1932. Amon de valera 1882 1975 is considered by many to be the most significant political figure in 20th century ireland1 he remains controversial and his achievements and legacy have often been challenged in this new biography ronan fanning makes a very persuasive case that de valera was indeed . Amon de valera is the most remarkable man in the history of modern ireland much as churchill personified british resistance to hitler and de gaulle personified the freedom of france de valera personified irish independence from his emergence in the aftermath of the 1916 rebellion as the . In 1969 charles de gaulle visited ireland and met amon de valera the french president paid his irish counterpart the rare compliment of talking in english and the two men seem to have got on . Ronan fanning describes amon de valeras behaviour in the immediate aftermath of the treaty as petulant inflammatory ill judged and profoundly undemocratic ryle dwyer says this is a fair
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