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Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon (16 February 1519[1] – 24 August 1572) was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion.

Gaspard de Coligny, Seigneur de Châtillon (16 February 1519[1] – 24 August 1572) was a French nobleman and admiral, best remembered as a disciplined Huguenot leader in the French Wars of Religion.

Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England.  Executed for High Treason after refusing to get involved in deciding Henry VIII's first marriage (Catherine of Aragon) and refusing to recognize Henry as Supreme Head of the Church of England.

Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England. Executed for High Treason after refusing to get involved in deciding Henry VIII's first marriage (Catherine of Aragon) and refusing to recognize Henry as Supreme Head of the Church of England.

Katharina von Bora, Martin Luther’s wife, was a remarkable woman whose life was as unusual and exciting as the great reformer’s.  #history

Katharina von Bora, Martin Luther’s wife, was a remarkable woman whose life was as unusual and exciting as the great reformer’s. #history

IMG_8134 Lucas Cranach l'Ancien. 1472-1553. Weimar.  Portrait de Melanchton. 1533. Hannover. Landesmuseum. | by jean louis mazieres

IMG_8134 Lucas Cranach l'Ancien. 1472-1553. Weimar. Portrait de Melanchton. 1533. Hannover. Landesmuseum. | by jean louis mazieres

John Calvin (1509-1564), French subject who became an early convert to the ideas of Martin Luther. As a “protestant” his life in Catholic France was difficult. Eventually he settled in Switzerland, becoming the theocratic dictator of the Geneva canton in 1541. Calvin’s harsh and restrictive social and religious laws are the foundation of the future Presbyterian branch of the Protestant church. His was a hard and unforgiving doctrine.

John Calvin (1509-1564), French subject who became an early convert to the ideas of Martin Luther. As a “protestant” his life in Catholic France was difficult. Eventually he settled in Switzerland, becoming the theocratic dictator of the Geneva canton in 1541. Calvin’s harsh and restrictive social and religious laws are the foundation of the future Presbyterian branch of the Protestant church. His was a hard and unforgiving doctrine.

" El nuevo Papa. Clemente VII, que no es otro que el cardenal Julio de Médicis,elegido para el trono el 19/11/ 1523.Viroli, Maurizio. La sonrisa de Maquiavelo, México, 2009, pág.271.

" El nuevo Papa. Clemente VII, que no es otro que el cardenal Julio de Médicis,elegido para el trono el 19/11/ 1523.Viroli, Maurizio. La sonrisa de Maquiavelo, México, 2009, pág.271.

Adrian VI  Papacy began	9 January 1522  Papacy ended	14 September 1523  Predecessor	Leo X  Successor	Clement VII  Orders  Ordination	30 June 1490  Consecration	by Diego Ribera de Toledo  Created Cardinal	1 July 1517  Personal details  Birth name	Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens  Born	2 March 1459  Utrecht, Bishopric of Utrecht, Holy Roman Empire  Died	14 September 1523 (aged 64)  Rome, Papal States

Adrian VI Papacy began 9 January 1522 Papacy ended 14 September 1523 Predecessor Leo X Successor Clement VII Orders Ordination 30 June 1490 Consecration by Diego Ribera de Toledo Created Cardinal 1 July 1517 Personal details Birth name Adriaan Florenszoon Boeyens Born 2 March 1459 Utrecht, Bishopric of Utrecht, Holy Roman Empire Died 14 September 1523 (aged 64) Rome, Papal States

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