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Sleidanus, Johannes

(Joannes; Philippi; Philippson; ca. 1506–56). Hist.; b. Schleiden, near Aachen, Ger.; educ. Liège, Cologne, Paris, and Orléans; diplomatic representative of Francis I (see France, 8) in 1537 negotiations with the Schmalkaldic* League; represented Strasbourg at Council of Trent* 1551. Annalist of the Reformation. Works include De statu religionis et reipublicae, Carolo Quinto Caesare, commentarii.

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