Sir Thomas More , known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important councillor to Henry VIII of England and was Lord Chancellor from October 1529 to 16 May 1532. He is commemorated by the Church of England as a "Reformation martyr". He was an opponent of the Protestant Reformation and in particular of Martin Luther and William Tyndale. More coined the word "utopia" – a name he gave to the ideal and imaginary island nation, the political system of which he described in Utopia...
|Birthdate:||February 7, 1478|
|Birthplace:||City of London|
|Date of death:||July 6, 1535|
|Education:||University of Oxford|
|Also known as:||Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas More, Saint Thomas More|