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 Jews and Muslims leave Spain.[1]


  1. Rafael Sabatini (2020). Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition: A History. Good Press. Retrieved September 24, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)