Cirilo de Alameda y Brea


Cirilo de Alameda y Brea

Cirilo de Alameda y Brea O.F.M.Obs. (born 9 July 1781 in Torrejón de Velasco in Toledo, Spain, died 30 June 1872 in Toledo) was a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was archbishop of Toledo 1857–1867.

He had formerly worked as a priest in Uruguay and in Brazil, and as archbishop of Santiago in Cuba and later of Burgos in Spain.

He was made cardinal in 1858 by Pope Pius IX.