Jimenez de Cisneros

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Jiménez de Cis·ne·ros

 (dĕ sēs-nĕ′rōs, thĕ thēs-), Francisco 1436-1517.
Spanish prelate and political leader. The confessor of Isabella I, he imposed conversion to Christianity on the Moors of Granada, leading to an uprising (1499-1500), and was appointed grand inquisitor (1507). He founded the university of Alcalá de Henares (1508).
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Jiménez de Cisneros

(Spanish xiˈmeneð ðe θizˈnerɔs)
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(Biography) Francisco (franˈθisko). 1436–1517, Spanish cardinal and statesman; regent of Castile (1506–07) and Spain (1516–17) and grand inquisitor for Castile and León (1507–17). Also: Ximenes de Cisneros or Ximenez de Cisneros
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Noun1.Jimenez de Cisneros - prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)
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