Name: Meir, Solomon ben
Acronym: Rashbam
Born: 1080
Died: 1174
Lived In: France
Biography: The grandson of Rashi and brother of Rabbeinu Tam, he was a member of the Tosafist school. He insisted on literal interpretation and plain sense of texts, often taking issue with his grandfather and used to fill in gaps left by Rashi in printed editions.