Tomás de Torquemada

Grand Inquisitor of Spain (1420-1498)

Tomás de Torquemada (October 14, 1420 – September 16, 1498), also written in English as Thomas of Torquemada, was a Castilian Dominican friar. He was the first Grand Inquisitor in the Spanish Inquisition. The Inquisition made thousands of Jews and Muslims leave Spain[1] and burned many of them to death.

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  1. Rafael Sabatini (2020). Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition: A History. Good Press. Retrieved September 24, 2020.