Deseriz (or Dericius), Joseph Innocent
Deseriz (or Dericius), Joseph Innocent a Hungarian prelate, was born at Neitra in 1702. He taught belles-lettres, and afterwards theology, in the seminary of Raab; was called to Rome and made cardinal, employing his time in literary pursuits and embassies. He finally settled at Waitzen, in Hungary, where he continued his literary work until his death, in 1765, leaving several treatises on the ecclesiastical history of his native country, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.