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John Calvin
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To the queen of Navarre, 28 April 1545. In French: "Un chien abaye, s'il voyt qu'on assaille son maistre; je serois bien lasche, si en voyant la verité de Dieu ainsi assallye, je faisois du muet sans sonner mot"


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Born: July 10, 1509

Died: May 27, 1564 (aged 54)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Theologian, pastor, author

Bio: John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. Originally trained as a humanist lawyer, he broke from the Roman Catholic Church around 1530.

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