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Michael Servetus
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Miguel Servet, Reves ab Aragonia Hispanum, Michael Servetus Villanovensis

Date of Birth: 1509 or 1511

Place of Birth: Villanueva de Sijena (Sigena), Aragón

Date of Death: 27 October 1553

Place of Death: Geneva


Miguel Servet, or according to the Latin style of his name Michael Servetus, was born in Aragón, northern Spain, in the small village of Villanueva de Sijena, probably in 1511. After basic educat…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “Michael Servetus”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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