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Johannes Michael Brutus
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Giovanni Michele Bruto

Date of Birth: 1517

Place of Birth: Venice

Date of Death: 16 May 1592

Place of Death: Gyulafehérvár (or Weissenburg, present-day Alba Iulia, Romania)


Johannes Michael Brutus (in Italian: Giovanni Michele Bruto; in Hungarian: Brutus János Mihály; in Polish: Jan Michał Brutus) was an Italian humanist, and a historian at royal courts in Transylvania, Poland and Vienna.

He was born in Venice in 1517, and after…

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Györkös, Attila, “Johannes Michael Brutus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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