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Nicolaes Cleynaerts
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Niklaas Cleynaerts (alias Beke, Bece, Beken, Beka, de Beka), Nicolas Clénard, Nicolau Clenardo, Nicolas Clenardus, Nicolaus Clenardus, Nicolaus Cleonardus, Nicolas Clenardus

Date of Birth: 5/6 December 1493

Place of Birth: Diest, Belgium

Date of Death: 5 November 1542

Place of Death: Granada


Nicolaes Cleynaerts was the eldest son of Peter Cleynaerts, known also as Beke. That second name is quite important since…

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Tulkens, Joris, “Nicolaes Cleynaerts”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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