Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman
(1802-1865)

Died aged c. 63

Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (3 August 1802 – 15 February 1865) was a Cardinal of the Catholic Church who became the first Archbishop of Westminster upon the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales in 1850. Born in Seville of Irish parents, Wiseman was educated at a school in Waterford before attending St. Cuthbert's College at Ushaw. From there he went to the English College in Rome, where he subsequently became Rector. While in Rome, he was assigned to preach to the English Catholics there. As Rector, he was the representative of the English bishops. During a visit to England in 1836, he helped found the Dublin Review. In 1840, he was appointed president of Oscott College.

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Cardinal Wiseman (1802-1865) lived here

33 Golden Square, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Cardinal Wiseman, first Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster lived here 1858 – 1864.

Etloe House, 180 Church Road, E10, London, United Kingdom where they was