John Calvin

What country was he born in?

Born in France

Personal History

  • born 1509
  • was a theologian/ecclesiastical statesman
  • died in Geneva, Switzerland in 1564

Why he's famous?

  • He was Martin Luther Successor as the preeminent Protestant theologian
  • Made a powerful impact on the fundamental doctrines of Protestantism

Fun Facts

  • Lived in Geneva briefly,until anti-Protestant authorities in 1538 forced him to leave, he was invited back again
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