Francisco Ximenez de Cisneros

Movement Reformation Happens
Born Torrelaguna, 1436
Died Valladolid, 1517
Significance Ximenez was a Spanish cardinal that enacted numerous reforms within the Catholic church. He established a university in Alcala to educate clergy. He also encouraged scholars at the university to produce the Complutensian Polyglot Bible which included Hebrew, Greek, and Latin texts in parallel columns.
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