1079–1142
Pierre Abelard
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1079, Le Pallet (near Nantes), France.

April 21, 1142, Cluniac priory, St. Marcel-sur-Saône, France.

Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France.

Abelard’s birth name was Pi­erre du Pal­let. He took the surname Abe­lard while in college. He was a well known philosopher and writer of the Middle Ages.

  1. Mittit ad Vir­gi­nem
  2. O Quan­ta Qual­ia
  3. Ornarun Ter­ram Ger­mi­na