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Monday 13th of July 1981

42 years ago

Irish republican hunger striker Martin Edward Hurson born as Mairtin O hUrsain dies of dehydration after 46 days of hungerstriking at the age of 25 in Maze Prison, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Hurson, replacing Brendan McLaughlin who withdrew following a perforated stomach ulcer, was the sixth to die in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike.