The Rt. Hon. (William) David Trimble, Lord Trimble

Member of Parliament, Upper Bann, 1990 to 2005.
Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, 1995 to 2005.
First Minister, Northern Ireland, 1998 to 2002.
Member Northern Ireland Assembly, 1998 to 2007.
Created Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey, 2006.
Sitting in the House of Lords as a Crossbench peer 2006, then as a Conservative Peer 2007 to date.

Nobel Peace Laureate 1998 (jointly with John Hume), following the making of the Belfast Agreement on 10 April 1998 (Good Friday).

Formerly
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in law at Queen´s University, Belfast.
Member (South Belfast) Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention.

Born 15 October 1944
Married Daphne 1978, two sons, two daughters.





Readers may be interested in the following published works about the career of Lord Trimble.

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Himself Alone: David Trimble and the Ordeal of Unionism
Dean Godson
(Harper Perennial, 2004)
David Trimble: The Price of Peace
Frank Millar
(Liffey Press, 2004)
[Revised 2nd Edition, Liffey Press, 2008]

To raise up a new Northern Ireland, Articles & Speeches 1998 - 2000
David Trimble
(The Belfast Press, 2001)
Trimble
Henry McDonald
(Bloomsbury, 2001)

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