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Aimé Chézaud
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Aymé Chézaud

Date of Birth: 1604

Place of Birth: Lyon

Date of Death: 1664

Place of Death: Isfahan


Credited as one of the founders of the Jesuit convent in Isfahan, Aimé Chézaud played an important role in the development of theological controversies between Christians and Muslims in mid-17th century Iran. He began his religious training as a novice in Avignon in 1627 and was ordained as a Jesuit in Marseilles in 163…

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Tiburcio, Alberto, “Aimé Chézaud”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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