Beatriz Galindo Facts:
Dates: 1465 or 1474 or 1475 (sources differ) - November 22, 1534
Occupation: physician, professor, tutor, writer
Known for: tutor and possibly advisor to Queen Isabella; tutor to her children including Catherine of Aragon and Joanna, known as Juana the Mad
Also known as: Beatrix Galindo, Beatrice Galindo
Beatriz Galindo Biography:
A tutor of Queen Isabella - and possibly her advisor as well - Beatriz Galindo was a professor at Salamanca, teaching philosophy, rhetoric and medicine.
She wrote in Latin, producing poetry, commentary on Aristotle and other classical figures.
Queen Isabella appointed Beatriz Galindo to tutor her daughters, Catherine of Aragon, and Juana, later known as Juana the Mad.
Beatriz Galindo also founded hospitals and schools in Spain, including the Hospital of the Holy Cross in Madrid.
- University of Salerno, Latin, Philosophy
- husband: Francisco Ramirez (married 1491)
- children: five