There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel. — Vladimir Lenin

Bartholomew de las Casas

1484–1566
Civilization: Christian — West Indies
   Field of Renown:  clergy — Priest
Era:  Early Modern

Priest who accompanied the Spanish conquistadors to the New World and tried to protect the native inhabitants from abuses and maltreatment.

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Bartholomew de Las Casas
 in Juan Ponce de Leon