James Vincent Murphy

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James Vincent Murphy
Born (1880-07-07)July 7, 1880
Innishannon (Knockavilla)
Died July 5, 1946(1946-07-05) (aged 65)
Bishop's Stortford
Occupation Translator, writer, journalist
Nationality Irish
Alma mater St. Patrick's College
Notable works Translation of Mein Kampf

James Vincent Murphy (7 July 1880 – 5 July 1946) was an Irish translator, writer, and journalist, who published one of the first complete English translations of Mein Kampf in 1939.

James Murphy attended St. Patrick's College. He was ordained a priest at St. Patrick's College Chapel in 1905.

He left clerical service. Before the Second World War he lived for some time in Italy and Germany.



  • Barnes, James J.; Patience P. Barnes (1987). James Vincent Murphy : Translator and Interpreter of Fascist Europe, 1880-1946. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 0-8191-6054-7. 

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