Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Germain Moüette
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Date of Birth: Probably early 1651; he was baptised on 19 February 1651

Place of Birth: Bonnelle[s], near Rambouillet

Date of Death: Around 1691 or later

Place of Death: Bonnelle[s]


Germain Moüette was the eldest of the seven children of a tax collector. Nothing is known of his education, and the events of his life are known only from his own account of his captivity. At the age of 19, on 16 Septemb…

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Nordman, Daniel, “Germain Moüette”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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