(150475). Swiss reformer. B. Bremgarten (Aargau); d. Zurich. Left RC Ch. 1522. Succeeded Zwingli as chief pastor of Zurich and leader of Reformation in Ger. Switz. 1531. Helped draw up First Helvetic Confession; concluded with Calvin the Consensus Tigurinus; other works include Second Helvetic Confession; History of the Reformation. See also Religious Drama, 3; Switzerland, 2.
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