May. 10th, 1960
Born in
Dublin, Ireland
5' 6 1/2"

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Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 for his successful efforts to relieve third world debt and promote AIDS awareness in Africa. Received the rank of Chevalier dans l'Ordre de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor) from French President Jacques Chirac on February 28, 2003.

  • (1995) Co-wrote (with 'The Edge' (qv)) the theme song to _GoldenEye (1995)_ (qv), performed by 'Tina Turner' (qv).
  • Mother's name was Iris.
  • Was one of the keynote speakers at Liberal Party of Canada's Leadership Convention in November 2003, where 'Paul Martin (XVI)' (qv) was elected as Liberal Party leader and Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Two notable fellow musicians were consoled by his band's music during their final moments. Jazz legend 'Miles Davis (I)' (qv) developed a fascination with their 1984 album "The Unforgettable Fire" and listened to it repeatedly during the last few months of his life. U2's 2000 song "In A Little While" was the last song ever heard by punk rocker 'Joey Ramone' (qv), who sang along with the lyrics with his family.
  • Was named in the annual honor list as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).
  • Fan of 'Elvis Presley' (qv).
  • (29 September 2004) Addressed the British Labour Party annual conference in Brighton, England.
  • (21 May 2001) Wife Alison gave birth to their 4th child, John Abraham Hewson, 7 pounds 7 oz, in Dublin Ireland. Now has 2 daughters and 2 sons.

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