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Biel, Gabriel

Born: 1420? AD
Died: 1495 AD.

Nationality: German
Categories: Philosophers

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1420? - Gabriel Biel was born at Speyer, Germany. German philosopher, economist, and one of the most distinguished Scholastic theologians of the late Middle Ages.

         - He was known as the "last of the Scholastics".

1432 - He was ordained to the priesthood and entered Heidelberg University.

         - He became superior of the "Clerics of the Common Life" at Butzbach.

1848 - Appointed as the first professor of theology.

1453 - Enrolled in the faculty of theology at Universaity of Cologne.

1460 - Having studied at various German universities, Biel became vicar and cathedral preacher at Mainz.

1468 - He entered the Order of the Brothers of the Common Life, a religious community devoted to education.

1477 - He was the first professor of theology at the University of Tubingen.

1479 - Appointed provost of the church in Urach.

1484 - He was appointed professor of theology at the University of Tuebingen.

1489 - Appointed rector of University of Tuebingen.

1495 - He died on 7th of December in Tübingen, Württemberg.

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