John Henry Newman, Catholic Theologian

by John Everett Millais

Just the Facts:
  • Name: John Henry (Cardinal) Newman
  • Birth: February 21, 1801, London, England, UK
  • Death: August 11, 1890, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
  • Language: English, Latin
  • Who he was: Catholic cardinal and theologian converted from Anglicanism and became an apologist for the Catholic cause; wrote numerous Tracts for the Times; the Apologia Pro Vita Sua (Defense of One's Life, an autobiography); the Grammar of Assent; and the poem The Dream of Gerontius
  • Included in lists (What's This?): HC; Bloom

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