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Théodore Tronchin Genevan physician

Théodore Tronchin was a Genevan physician.

Théodore Tronchin (theologian) Genevan theologian

Théodore Tronchin (1582–1657) was a Genevan Calvinist theologian, controversialist and Hebraist.

<i>Historical Dictionary of Switzerland</i> encyclopedia on the history of Switzerland

The Historical Dictionary of Switzerland is an encyclopedia on the history of Switzerland that aims to take into account the results of modern historical research in a manner accessible to a broader audience.

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Theodore Beza French theologian

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Théodore Gardelle was a Swiss painter and enameller.

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Walter Travers was an English Puritan theologian. He was at one time chaplain to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, and tutor to his son Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

Giovanni Diodati Calvinist theologian

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Jean Leclerc (theologian) Genevan theologian and biblical scholar

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Jean-Étienne Liotard Genevan painter

Jean-Étienne Liotard was a Swiss painter, art connoisseur and dealer. He is best known for his portraits in pastel, and for the works from his trip to Turkey. A Huguenot of French origin and citizen of the Republic of Geneva, he was born and died in Geneva, but spent most of his career in stays in the capitals of Europe, where his portraits were much in demand. He worked in Rome, Istanbul, Paris, Vienna, London and other cities.

Jean-Alphonse Turrettini Genevan theologian

Jean-Alphonse Turrettini was a theologian from the Republic of Geneva.

Theodore (name) Name list

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Les Délices

Les Délices, or "The Delights", was from 1755–1760 the home of the French philosopher Voltaire (1694–1778) in Geneva, Switzerland. Since 1952 it has housed the Institut et Musée Voltaire, a museum dedicated to his life and works.

Simon Goulart French theologian

Simon Goulart was a French Reformed theologian, humanist and poet.

Jean-François Salvard was a Reformed theologian, originally from the Aosta Valley and who was active in France, Switzerland and in the Republic of Geneva where he died. He is known as the editor of the Harmonia confessionum of 1581.

Charles-Benjamin de Lubières Genevan mathematician and writer

Charles-Benjamin de Langes de Montmirail, baron de Lubières, 1714, Berlin – 1 June 1790, was a Genevan mathematician.

Jean Robert Tronchin, Attorney General, member of the State Council of Geneva was the son of Jean Tronchin (1672–1761). He busied himself on a friendly basis in Voltaire's interests and maintained a correspondence on artistic subjects with Denis Diderot.

Louis Tronchin was a Genevan Calvinist theologian and the son of Théodore Tronchin.