Tomas de Torquemada

He brought terror to all at the mention of his name
Born
1420
Died
1498
Portrait Year
1495
Portrait Age
75

Mild-mannered, soft spoken, and a believer in Christian charity, he was the Grand Inquisitor of Spain, responsible for the deaths of thousands and the expulsion of millions. His name is synonymous with the horrors of the Inquisition and the era of dread that it represented.