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Theodore Beza

24 June 1519 - 13 October 1605

Biography

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