Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Born: October 28, 1466

Died: July 12, 1536

Nationality: Dutch

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.

Source/Notes: As quoted in Thomas More and Erasmus (1965) by Ernest Edwin Reynolds, p. 248

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Source/Notes: In regione caecorum rex est luscus. - Adagia (III, IV, 96)

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