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William Tyndale
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Born: 1484

Died: 1536 (aged 52)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: William Tyndale was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution. He is remembered for his translation of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther.

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