Ronan Fanning was born in 1941 and died on January 18, 2017.
He was an Irish historian.
Fanning was the professor of modern History at University College Dublin and director of archives at the School of History and Archives (University College Dublin).
He was a member of the Royal Irish Academy.
Fanning was a member of the board of the Directory of Irish Biography and the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy.
Fanning was also a regular political, historical and current affairs columnist at the Sunday Independent.
Ronan Fanning passed away at 75 years old.