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Cornelis Boel (artist), 1610, Rijksmuseum

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Thomas Aquinas

Also Known As:

The Dumb Ox, Angelic Doctor, Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis, Angelic Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas

Born: c. 1225
Birthplace: Cistercian monastery of Fossanova near Terracina, Latium, Papal States (modern-day Italy)
Died: March 7, 1274 Sphere of Influence: Europe
Type of Leader: Intellectual, Religious, Social