Bobby Sands

Bobby Sands bio

Birth Name: Robert Gerard Sands

Occupation: Criminal

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: March 9, 1954

Date Of Death: May 5, 1981

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Northern Irish

Bobby Sands was born on the 9th of March, 1954. He was famous for being a Criminal. Irish Republican Army revolutionary whose death at age 27 in the HM Prison Maze caused a surge of IRA activity and recruitment.

Bobby Sands was born in England. He joined the IRA in 1972, and was soon afterwards arrested for possessing four handguns. After being convicted, he served three years of a five-year sentence. He died of self-inflicted starvation on day 66 of his hunger strike, which he led to remove Special Category Status from IRA prisoners.

Bobby Sands was a Pisces and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Bobby Sands was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Robert Gerard Sands is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Bobby’s Robert Gerard Sands attended Stella Maris.


Bobby Sands’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bobby Sands’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bobby Sands kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bobby Sands was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Robert Gerard Sands
NICKNAME: Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh, Marcella (as a poet)
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Bobby Sands was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Bobby Sands was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Bobby Sands had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Bobby Sands’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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