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Peter Abelard
  • Name: Peter Abelard
  • Born: 06/26/1079
  • Died: 04/21/1142 (62 years old)

Peter Abelard (/ˈæb.ə.lɑːrd/; Latin: Petrus Abaelardus or Abailardus; French: Pierre Abélard, pronounced[a.be.laːʁ]; c.?1079? 21 April 1142) was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian, and preeminent logician. His love for, and affair with, Héloïse d’Argenteuil has become legendary. The Chambers Biographical Dictionary describes him as “the keenest thinker and boldest theologian of the 12th century”.

Notable Works: Sic et Non

Birth Place: Le Pallet near Nantes, France

Death Place: Abbey of Saint-Marcel near Chalon-sur-Saône, France

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