Frank Aiken was the Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1952 and 1969 (with exception of 1954-1957 when his party Fianna Fáil went into opposition) and who was a revolutionary hero of the twenties and Founding Father of Fianna Fáil. Aiken had his moments of fame in the United Nations General Assembly. He introduced the so-called 'Aiken Plan' to combine disarmament and peace in the Middle East. He received the honour to sign as first minister the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1968 in Moscow.
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