1079–1142
Pierre Abélard

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Born: 1079, Le Pal­let (near Nantes), France. Ab­el­ard’s birth name was Pi­erre du Pal­let. He took the su­rname Ab­e­lard while in col­lege.

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

Buried: Père La­chaise Ce­me­te­ry, Pa­ris, France.

Abelard was the hus­band of Hé­lo­ïse d’Ar­gen­teuil.

He was a well known phi­lo­soph­er and writ­er of the Mid­dle Ag­es.

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