Theodore Beza was a French Reformed Protestant theologian, reformer and scholar who played an important role in the Reformation. He was a disciple of John Calvin and lived most of his life in Geneva. Beza succeeded Calvin as a spiritual leader of the Republic of Geneva, which was originally founded by John Calvin himself.
- Born: 24 June 1519, Burgundy, France
- Died: 13 October 1605, Geneva
- Family: Married to Claudine
- Notable Works: The Life of John Calvin; The Treasure of Gospel Truth