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Mad Mike Hoare
Mad Mike Hoare in 1981
Birth nameThomas Michael Hoare
Born17 March 1919(1919-03-17)
Calcutta, British Raj
Died2 February 2020(2020-02-02) (aged 100)
Durban, South Africa
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branchBritish Army
UnitLondon Irish Rifles

Thomas Michael "Mad Mike" Hoare (17 March 1919 – 2 February 2020)[1] was an Irish[2] 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.[3]