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John Calvin (1509-1564)
John Calvin was an influential French theologian during the Protestant
Reformation and he was one of the main figures which created led to the
movement of Calvinism.
Born on the 10th July 1509 in Noyon, France. Noyon is a town in Northern
France which is approximately 60 miles (100km) North of Paris.
Died on 27th May 1564 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was 54 years old.
His father Gérard Cauvin was a lawyer.…read more

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Calvin only wanted to stay in Geneva for one night however the reformer of
Geneva, William
Farel had persuaded him to stay longer. At first, Calvin would not agree to stay
in that troubled city, but Farel had accused him of refusing the task God had
decreed for him.
In 1538, Calvin and Farel had fled Geneva for Strasbourg after antiProtestant
authorities in forced them to leave.
Whilst staying in Strasbourg, Calvin met and married, in August 1540, Idelette
de Bure.…read more


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