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Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros

(1436—1517) Spanish cardinal and statesman

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 (1436–1517) Cardinal and statesman, Inquisitor General, and converter by force of the Muslims of Granada.

In 1499 he founded the University of Alcalá, where he offered a chair to Erasmus ...

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