Person Male Born 6/8/1775 Died 15/5/1847
Irish leader,'The Liberator' or 'The Emancipator'. Born Ireland. Campaigned for the right for Catholics to vote and sit as MPs and also for Ireland to be separated from Great Britain. Came to London first to study at Lincoln's Inn but then repeatedly as part of his campaigning work. Ill, he was advised to go to a warmer clime so he set off on pilgrimage to Rome but he died on the journey, in his hotel rooms in Genoa.