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John Calvin (/ˈkælvɪn/;[1] French: Jean Calvin, pronounced [ʒɑ̃ kalvɛ̃]; born Jehan Cauvin: 10 Julie 1509 – 27 Mey 1564) wis an influential French theologian an pastor durin the Protestant Reformation. He wis a principal figur in the development o the seestem o Christian theology later cried Calvinism, aspects o which include the doctrine o predestination an the absolute sovereignty o God in salvation o the human soul frae daith an eternal damnation.

John Calvin
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Native name Jean Calvin
Born Jehan Cauvin
10 Julie 1509(1509-07-10)
Noyon, Picardy, Fraunce
Died 27 Mey 1564(1564-05-27) (aged 54)
Geneva, Swisserland
Thrift Pastor, author, theologian
Notable wirk(s) Institutes o the Christian Releegion
Theological work
Tradeetion or movement Reformed, Calvinism
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