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1. Théodore

(Apr 17, 1582 [1587?], Geneva – Nov 19, 1657, Geneva). After studies in Geneva and a tour of Europe (during which he visited F. Gomarus in Leiden), in 1606 he was appointed professor of Hebrew in Geneva. From 1610 to 1615 he served as rector of the Geneva Académie, where he was appointed professor of theology in 1615. At the Synod of Dort, Tronchin and G. Diodati led the champions of strict Calvinistic orthodoxy (II, 2.b.β). Along with Diodati, he became the leader of the church in Geneva. His Harmonia confessionum was never pr…

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Wiggermann, Uta, “Tronchin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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