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Mad Mike Hoare
|Mad Mike Hoare|
Mad Mike Hoare in 1981
|Birth name||Thomas Michael Hoare|
|Born||17 March 1919 |
Calcutta, British Raj
|Died||2 February 2020 (aged 100) |
Durban, South Africa
|Unit||London Irish Rifles|
Thomas Michael "Mad Mike" Hoare (17 March 1919 – 2 February 2020) was an Irish mercenary leader and adventurer. He was known for his military activities in Africa and tried to lead a coup d'état in the Seychelles.
Hoare died on 2 February 2020, aged 100.
- Obituaries, Telegraph (2 February 2020). "'Mad Mike' Hoare, mercenary leader – obituary". https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/02/02/mad-mike-hoare-mercenary-leader-obituary/.
- "'Mad Mike' Hoare, mercenary leader – obituary". https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/02/02/mad-mike-hoare-mercenary-leader-obituary/amp/.
- "Mad Mike Hoare, the Legend Has Died". https://www.sofmag.com/mad-mike-hoare-the-legend-has-died/.