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  1. Miguel de Unamuno
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    Miguel de Unamuno

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    Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (29 September 1864 in Bilbao – 31 December 1936 in Salamanca) was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, and Greek professor, and later rector at the University of Salamanca.


  2. Adolfo Moran
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    Adolfo Moran

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    Adolfo Moran born in Valladolid, Spain, architect and city planner 1975 doctor Ph.D.1989 University of Navarra, theoretical physicist and co-founder of World Physics Society


  3. Franciscus Toletus
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    Franciscus Toletus

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    Franciscus Toletus (Francisco de Toledo Herrara) (1532–1596) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian, Biblical exegete and the first Jesuit Cardinal.


  4. Sebastián de Vivanco
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    Sebastián de Vivanco

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    Sebastián de Vivanco (Ávila, ca. 1551 – Salamanca, October 26, 1622) was a Spanish priest and composer of the Renaissance.


  5. Alfonso Falero
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    Alfonso Falero

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    Alfonso Falero is a Spanish japanologist born in Granada in 1959. He is an expert on the history of Japanese thinking and the Shintō religion.


  6. Juan Martínez de Ripalda
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    Juan Martínez de Ripalda

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    Juan Martínez de Ripalda (b. at Pamplona, Navarre, 1594; d. at Madrid, 26 April 1648) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian.


  7. David Aja
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    David Aja

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    David Aja (born April 16, 1977) is a Spanish comic book artist, best known for his work on The Immortal Iron Fist and Hawkeye.


  8. Olegario González de Cardedal
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    Olegario González de Cardedal

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    Olegario González de Cardedal is a Spanish Catholic theologian and author. He was born in Lastra del Cano (Ávila), Spain, in 1934. He studied in Ávila, where he was ordained a priest in 1959, and at the University of Munich, Germany, where he graduated in theology in 1964. He also continued his studies in Oxford and Washington. As Chair of Theology at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain, a position he still holds, he took part in the third session of the Second Vatican Council and in the International Theological Conference. He is also an ordinary member of the Spanish Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas (Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences) in Madrid.


  9. Francesc Xavier Butinyà i Hospital
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    Francesc Xavier Butinyà i Hospital

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    Francesc Xavier Butinyà i Hospital (Banyoles, April 16, 1834 – Tarragona, December 18, 1899) was a Catalan missionary Jesuit, teacher and writer and the founder of two religious congregations of Sisters. He was the son of a prosperous factory owner. Nevertheless, at the height of the Industrial Revolution in Spain, he was an early proponent of the natural connection of the Christian faith with the working class, who were suffering in miserable working and living conditions.


  10. Francisco de Salinas
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    Francisco de Salinas

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    Francisco de Salinas (1513–1590) was a Spanish music theorist and organist, noted as among the first to describe meantone temperament in mathematically precise terms, and one of the first (along with Guillaume Costeley) to describe, in effect, 19 equal temperament. In his De musica libri septem of 1577 he discusses 1/3-, 1/4- and 2/7-comma meantone tunings. Of 1/3-comma meantone, which is essentially identical to the meantone of 19-et, he remarks that it is "languid" but not "offensive to the ear", and he notes that a keyboard of 19 tones to the octave suffices to give a circulating version of meantone.


  11. Abraham Skorka
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    Abraham Skorka

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    Abraham Skorka (born July 5, 1950 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine biophysicist, rabbi and book author. Abraham Skorka is rector of the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano in Buenos Aires, the rabbi of the Jewish community Benei Tikva, professor of biblical and rabbinic literature at the Seminario Rabinico Latinoamericano and honorary professor of Hebrew Law at the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires.


  12. Lope de Barrientos
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    Lope de Barrientos

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    Lope de Barrientos (Medina del Campo, Spain, 1382 – Cuenca, Spain, 1469), sometimes called Obispo Barrientos ("Bishop Barrientos"), was a powerful clergyman and statesman of the Crown of Castile during the 15th century, although his prominence and the influence he wielded during his lifetime is not well-represented in Spanish history.


  13. Bartolomé de Medina
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    Bartolomé de Medina

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    Bartolomé de Medina, Spanish theologian and mining specialist, was born in Medina, Spain in 1527. A member of the Dominican Order and a student of Francisco de Vitoria, he was professor of theology at the University of Salamanca and a member of the School of Salamanca. He is best known as the originator of the doctrine of probabilism in moral theology, which holds that one may follow a course of action that has some probability, even if the opposite is more probable. He died at Salamanca in 1581.


  14. Francisco de Vitoria
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    Francisco de Vitoria

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    Francisco de Vitoria, OP (Francisco de Victoria; c. 1492 – 12 August 1546) was a Spanish Renaissance Roman Catholic philosopher, theologian and jurist, founder of the tradition in philosophy known as the School of Salamanca, noted especially for his contributions to the theory of just war and international law. He is considered by some scholars the "father of international law", though most reject this view. Pagden's introduction to the Cambridge edition of Vitoria's Political Writings, for instance, argues 'uch a notion is anachronistic, since the concept of an "international law" has its origins in the "modern" natural-law theorists, notably Hugo Grotius, Samuel Pufendorf, and John Selden...Vitoria's account of the ius gentium, furthermore, occupies only a small part of his total work, and is not entirely consistent.' Because of Vitoria's conception of a "republic of the whole world" (res publica totius orbis) he recently has been labeled "founder of global political philosophy".


  15. Luis de León
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    Luis de León

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    Fray Luis Ponce de León (Belmonte, Castile, Spain, 1527 – Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Castile, Spain, 23 August 1591) was a Spanish lyric poet and an Augustinian friar from the Spanish Golden Age.


  16. Julio Urquijo Ibarra
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    Julio Urquijo Ibarra

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    Julio de Urquijo e Ibarra, Count of Urquijo (1871-1950), in Basque self-styled as Julio Urkixokoa, was a Basque linguist, cultural activist, and a Spanish Carlist politician.


  17. Víctor García de la Concha
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    Víctor García de la Concha

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    Víctor García de la Concha (b. Villaviciosa, Asturias, 2 January 1934) is a Spanish philologist. He is currently the director of the Cervantes Institute and is a past director of the Royal Spanish Academy. He served three four-year terms in that position, from 1998 to 2010. This is considered quite an honor, as directors usually serve no more than two terms.


  18. Renato Athias
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    Renato Athias

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    Wikipedia is hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization that also hosts a range of other projects:


  19. Patrick Curtis
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    Patrick Curtis

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    Patrick Curtis (1740 – 26 July 1832) was an Irish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland from 1819 to 1832.


  20. Luis Gabriel Portillo
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    Luis Gabriel Portillo

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    Luis Gabriel Portillo Pérez (18 March 1907 – 1993) was a Spanish professor, left-wing politician and writer who lived in exile in the United Kingdom.


  21. Diego de Covarrubias
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    Diego de Covarrubias

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    Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva (or y Leiva) (Toledo, July 25, 1512 - Segovia, September 27, 1577) was a Spanish lawyer, politician and clergyman. He was one of the most distinguished members of the School of Salamanca during its golden age.


  22. Andreas de Vega
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    Andreas de Vega

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    Andreas de Vega (died c. 1560) was a Spanish theologian and Franciscan Observantine.


  23. Diego de Torres Villarroel
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    Diego de Torres Villarroel

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    Diego de Torres Villarroel (1693, Salamanca - 19 June 1770) was a Spanish writer, poet, dramatist, doctor, mathematician, priest and professor of the University of Salamanca. His most famous work is his autobiography, Vida, ascendencia, nacimiento, crianza y aventuras del Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel (first published 1743).


  24. Hernán Núñez
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    Hernán Núñez

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    Hernán Núñez de Toledo y Guzmán (Valladolid, 1475 - Salamanca, 1553) was a Spanish humanist, classicist, philologist, and paremiographer. He was called el Comendador Griego, el Pinciano or Fredenandus Nunius Pincianus. He earned his degree in 1490 from the Spanish College of San Clemente in Bologna. He returned to Spain in 1498 and served as a preceptor to the Mendoza family, in Granada. In this city, he studied classical languages as well as Hebrew and Arabic. Cardinal Gonzalo Ximénez de Cisneros hired him as censor of the cardinal’s press at Alcalá de Henares. There, Nuñez worked on the Complutensian Polyglot Bible, specifically on the Septuagint. Nuñez was named professor of rhetoric at the Universidad Complutense, which had recently been founded. He then taught Greek from 1519. During the Castilian War of the Communities, Nuñez sided with the comuneros but avoided execution. He then taught at the University of Salamanca, occupying the post once filled by Antonio de Nebrija. At the age of 50, he retired from teaching to dedicate himself fully to research, although he seems to have still given classes on Hebrew at the University of Salamanca.


  25. Diego de Covarubias y Leyva
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    Diego de Covarubias y Leyva

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    Diego de Covarubias y Leyva or Covarruvias (1512–1577) was a Spanish jurist and bishop of Segovia.


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