Francisco de Araujo y Figueroa

Category: Bishop and theologian
Birth Date: In 1580 (†19th March 1664)
Birth Place: Verín (Ourense)

He studied Grammar and Art at the Jesuit School in Monterrey (Ourense) and Law in Salamanca. He was a Theology Professor at Salamanca University (1617-44), prior at St Esteban Convent (Salamanca) and bishop of Segovia (1648-56). He was one of the most important representatives of the Spanish neothomist school. King Felipe IV and his court often consulted him.

 Work & Activities

These are some of his most important works: Commentariorum in universam Aristoteli metaphisicam (1617); Comentarios a la Suma Teología del Doctor Angélico (three volumes), Apología...