Orestes Brownson

Philosopher, Author

1803 – 1876

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Who was Orestes Brownson?

Orestes Augustus Brownson was a New England intellectual and activist, preacher, labor organizer, and noted Catholic convert and writer. Brownson was a publicist, a career which spanned his affiliation with the New England Transcendentalists through his subsequent conversion to Roman Catholicism.

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Born
1803
Stockbridge
Also known as
  • Orestes A. Brownson
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Vermont
Died
Apr 17, 1876
Detroit

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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