Collins,Michael

I. Col·lins1 (kŏlʹĭnz), Michael. 1890-1922.
Irish nationalist and Sinn Fein leader who helped negotiate the establishment of the Irish Free State (1921).
  II. Col·lins2 (kŏlʹĭnz), Michael. Born 1930.
Italian-born American astronaut who as a crew member of Apollo 11 piloted the spacecraft during its historic mission to the moon (1969). He orbited the moon alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made the first manned lunar landing.

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