John Calvin was born Jean Chauvin in Noyon, Picardie, France on July 10, 1509.
John Calvin (July 10, 1509 – May 27, 1564) was a prominent Christian theologian during the Protestant Reformation and is the namesake of the system of Christian theology called Calvinism.
John Calvin was a leader of the Swiss protestant reformation.
John Calvin had been traveling to Strasbourg during the time of the Ottoman wars and passed through the cantons of Switzerland.
John Calvin sought marriage to affirm his approval of marriage over celibacy.
John Calvin was a famous French theologian and a major leader of the Protestant Reformation. He helped popularize the belief in the sovereignty of God in all areas of life, as well as the doctrine of predestination. The theological approach advanced by Calvin has come to be known as 'Calvinism.'