from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Jiménez de Cisneros, 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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