– He was born in Rome, the son of a subdeacon. 615 – He was elected to the papal throne and was the first pope to use lead seals or the "bullae" on papal documents. – He encouraged and supported the clergy, who were impoverished in consequence of the political troubles ..
1863 – Adler was born in Arkansas on September 13, 1863. 1887 – Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. 1892 – Founded the American Jewish Historical Society. He was appointed curator at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.. 1899-1905 – Served on the editorial board of the ..
– Born in Rome, he became a Benedictine and was a monk of the Roman cloister of St Erasmus on the Caelian Hill. 672 – Rebuilt buildings at the monastery and restored the basilica of St. Peter’s on the Via Portuguese. 676 – He died in the fourth year of ..
956 – Adalbert was born of a Czech noble family of Prince Slavnik in Libice nad Cidlinou, Bohemia. 980 – Adalbert finished his studies at Magdeburg school and returned to Prague where he became a priest. 982 – Adalbert became the Bishop of Prague. However, he strongly resented the participation of formally Christian inhabitants in ..
573 – Abu Bakr was born in Mecca to the Banu Taim, a sub-clan of the Quraish tribe. 610 – Abu Bakr was a merchant, and highly esteemed as a judge, as an interpreter of dreams, and as one learned in Meccan traditions. He was one of the last people anyone would have expected to ..
1079 – He was born in the little village of Pallet, about 10 miles east of Nantes, in Brittany, the eldest son of a noble Breton family. 1100 – Abelard went to Paris to study under William of Champeaux at the school of Notre Dame and soon attacked the ultrarealist position of his master with ..
1835 – Born on the 18th of December at Roxbury, Massachusetts. 1853 – He graduated at the University of New York. 1856 – He studied law and was admitted to the bar. 1860 – He was ordained a minister of the Congregational Church, after studying theology with his uncle. – He was ..
1562 – Born on the 19th of October at Guildford in Surrey. 1597 – He studied, and then taught, at Balliol College, Oxford, was chosen Master of University College. 1600 – He was appointed as Dean of Winchester. – He was three times Vice-Chancellor of the university, and took a leading part in preparing ..