Valdés, Alfonso de
Valdés, Alfonso de
Spanish Humanist and chancellor of Emperor Charles V (1500-1532)

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  • Valdés, Alfonso de — (ca. 1500 1532)    Spanish humanist, the leading figure among Spanish admirers of Erasmus. His family were Spanish conversos, and one of his uncles, a priest, was burned at the stake by the Inquisition in 1491 on charges of secretly continuing… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Valdés, Alfonso de — ▪ Spanish writer born 1490?, Cuenca, Spain died Oct. 3?, 1532, Vienna       Humanist satirist, one of the most influential and cultured thinkers in Spain of the early 16th century and twin brother of Juan de Valdés.       Valdés may have studied… …   Universalium

  • Valdés, Alfonso de — ► (1490? 1532) Humanista español, uno de los más ilustres representantes del movimiento erasmista en España. Entre sus escritos figuran Diálogo de Lactancio y un arcediano y Diálogo de Mercurio y Carón. Ambas obras evidencian la postura… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Valdés, Juan de — (ca. 1509 1541)    Spanish humanist and reli gious writer, younger brother of Alfonso de Valdés. He shared his brother s reformist religious interests but was much closer to the heretical alumbrado movement that was becoming widespread in Spain.… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Valdés, Juan de — ► (m. 1541) Escritor español, hermano de Alfonso de Valdés. En torno a él se formó un grupo de humanistas cuyo paso posterior al luteranismo contribuyó a presentar a Valdés como un entronque entre Erasmo, del que fue seguidor, y Lutero. Su obra… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • VALDES, Juan de — (c. 1500 1541) Juan de Valdes was a Spanish humanist and religious writer who played a significant role in the intellectual and religious framework of Spain and its em­pire. Valdes was of converso descent on both sides; his father was the regidor …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Valdés, Juan de — (c. 1500–41)    Theologian.    Valdés was born in Cuenca, Spain, and was educated at Alcalá University. Influenced by both erasmus and luther, he recognised the need for reform in the Church, but nevertheless he remained a Roman Catholic. He was… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Valdés, Juan de — ▪ Spanish author born 1490?, Cuenca, Spain died May 1541, Naples       Spanish Humanist. He and his twin brother, Alfonso, were members of an influential intellectual family that played significant roles in the religious, political, and literary… …   Universalium

  • Alfonso de Valdés — (Cuenca (España), 1490 – Viena, 1532) fue un humanista representante, junto con su hermano Juan, del pensamiento erasmista español. Biografía Escritor y secretario de cartas latinas del emperador Carlos V, nacido en Cuenca a finales del siglo XV …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alfonso de Valdés — (* um 1490 in Cuenca in Kastilien; † 3. Oktober 1532 in Wien) war ein spanischer Humanist und Politiker. Leben Valdés war der Zwillingsbruder des Theologen und Humanisten Juan de Valdés. 1520 begleitete er Karl V. zu se …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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