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    Bartolomé de Las Casas
    Bartolomé De Las Casas
    Also known asBartolome de Las Casas
    Date of birthNovember 1484
    Place of birthSeville
    Country of nationalitySpain
    ReligionCatholicism, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Catholicism
    Date of death31 July 1566
    Place of deathMadrid
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  • Biography
    Bartolomé de las Casas, O.P., was a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". His extensive writings, the...
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