Calvin's Oratory, Geneva

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In this small Protestant lecture hall next to the cathedral, John Knox preached Reformation ideas (1556-59) and John Calvin founded a Christian academy (1559).

Go Historic ID
319221
Short URL
gohist.co/319221
Names
Calvin's Oratory
Address
1 pl. de la Taconnerie
Geneva, Switzerland
Coordinates
46.200816° N, 6.148417° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

1559
Calvin Founds Geneva Academy

In Geneva, John Calvin founds a Christian academy in the small Gothic hall later known as Calvin's Oratory.

1556
John Knox preaches in Geneva

Scottish reformer John Knox preaches the Reformation in Calvin's Oratory, Geneva.

December 23, 2006