Converso
A converso ([komˈberso]; [kõˈvɛɾsu]; Catalan: convers [kumˈbɛrs], [komˈvɛɾs]; "a convert", from Latin conversvs, "converted, turned around") and its feminine form conversa was a Jew or Muslim who ...
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18 Ene 2010 ... Juan del Encina (born July 12, 1468 died late 1529 or early 1530). His actual name was Juan de Fermoselle, and was one of at least 7 known ...
Bonafos Caballeria
Bonafos Caballeria (died 1464) was an anti-Jewish writer. He was the son of Solomon ibn Labi de la Caballeria of Zaragoza and assumed the name of "Micer Pedro" upon converting to Christianity. From hi...
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1506 – 16 February 1579) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador in Colombia. He explored the northern part of South America. A well-educated lawyer he was...
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Juan Álvarez Mendizábal
Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, born Juan Álvarez Méndez (Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz Province, 25 February 1790 – Madrid, 3 November 1853), was a Spanish economist and politician.He was born to Raf...
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Hernando del Pulgar
Hernando del Pulgar (1436 – c. 1492) was a Spanish writer.He was born at Pulgar (near Toledo) and was educated at the court of John II. Henry IV made him one of his secretaries, and under Isabella he ...
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Xueta
The Xuetes ([ʃuˈətə]; singular Xueta, also known as Xuetons), were a social group on the island of Majorca, descendants of Majorcan Jews who either converted to Christianity or were forced to keep the...
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Francisco Henríquez y Carvajal
Francisco Hilario Henríquez y Carvajal (January 14, 1859 – February 6, 1935) was a doctor, lawyer, writer, educator and politician from the Dominican Republic, who served as President just prior to th...
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Linda Chavez
Linda Lou Chavez (born June 17, 1947) is an American author, commentator, and radio talk show host. She is also a Fox News analyst, Chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has a syndicated colum...
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Juan Carrasco
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Roberto de la Rocha
Robert Isaac "Beto" de la Rocha (born November 26, 1937) is an American painter, graphic artist, and muralist. He was part of the Chicano art collective Los Four for a few years. De la Rocha was also ...
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Garcia de Orta
Garcia de Orta (1501 or 1502–1568) was a Portuguese Renaissance Sephardi Jewish physician and naturalist. He was a pioneer of tropical medicine.
Garcia de Orta was born in Castelo de Vide, probabl...
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Luis de Santángel
Luis de Santángel (died 1498) was a baptized Jew and finance minister to Ferdinand II who made the case to Isabella I in favor of Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492.
In 1486, Ferdinand and Isabe...
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Fernando de Rojas
Fernando de Rojas (La Puebla de Montalbán, Toledo, Spain, c. 1465/73 – Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Spain, April 1541) was a Spanish author and dramatist, known for his only surviving work, La ...
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Luis de Carabajal y Cueva
Luis de Carabajal y Cueva (sometimes Luis de Carvajal y de la Cueva; c. 1539 – 1595) was a Spanish-Portuguese adventurer, slave-trader, and governor of Nuevo León, Mexico. He headed a family of ...
Luis de Torres
Luis de Torres (died 1493), perhaps born as יוסף בן הלוי העברי, Yosef ben HaLevi Ha-Ivri, ("Joseph, Son of Levi, the Hebrew") was Christopher Columbus's interpreter on his first voyage and the first p...
Artur Carlos de Barros Basto
Artur Carlos de Barros Basto (Hebrew name: Abraham Israel Ben-Rosh) was born December 18, 1887 in Amarante, Portugal, and died in Porto on March 8, 1961. He made a career in the military and as a writ...
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Francisco de Vitoria
Francisco de Vitoria (or Victoria), OP (c. 1483, Burgos – 12 August 1546, Salamanca), was a Spanish Renaissance Roman Catholic philosopher, theologian and jurist, founder of the tradition in philosoph...
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Jacob Rodrigues Pereira
Jacob Rodrigues Pereira or Jacob Rodrigue Péreire (April 11, 1715 – September 15, 1780) was an academic and the first teacher of deaf-mutes in France.Jacob Rodrigues Pereira was born in Berlanga,...
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Solomon Molcho
Solomon Molcho (Hebrew: שלמה מולכו‎ Shelomo Molkho), or Molko, originally Diogo Pires, (1500 – 13 December 1532) was a Portuguese mystic and pseudomessiah. A "New Christian" who converted to Jud...
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Spanish Inquisition
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478...
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Marrano
Marranos' ([maˈranos]; [mɐˈʁɐnuʃ], [mɐˈʁɐnus], sing. marrano; Catalan: marrans [məˈrans], [maˈrans], sing. marrà) were originally Jews living in the Iberian Peninsula who converted or were forced ...
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Alfonso de Cartagena
Alfonso de Santa María de Cartagena (variants: Alfonso de Carthagena, Alonso de Cartagena) (1384, Burgos—1456, Villasandino) was a Jewish convert to Christianity, a Roman Catholic bishop, dipl...
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Benjamin Melendez
Benjamin Melendez (born 1952?) is best known for brokering the gang truce in the Bronx and Harlem (New York City) in 1971. At that time, he was President of the Ghetto Brothers, a mainly ethnically Pu...
Juan Bautista Diamante
Juan Bautista Diamante (?29 August 1625? – 2 November 1687), minor Spanish dramatist of the school of Calderón, was the son of a Portuguese mother and a Sicilian merchant of Greek parentage who ...
Abraham Furtado
Abraham Furtado (1756–1817) was born to a French Jewish family of Portuguese Marrano descent. He was elected president of the Assembly of Notables; later he served as secretary of Napoleon Bonaparte's...