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Olivetan

(c. 1506—1538)


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(c.1506–38),

Protestant Reformer. His real name may have been Pierre Robert. A cousin of J. Calvin, from 1532 to 1535 he preached Reformation doctrines to the Waldenses in Neuchâtel, and for the purposes of his mission he translated the Bible into French (published 1535).

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.


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