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John-Calvin_by-Titian
John Calvin whose Christian theology is now known as Calvinism was originally a humanist lawyer. He fled France for Geneva Switzerland and his thinking is followed in Reformed Congregational and Presbyterian churches around the world
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ John_Calvin
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Darmstadt-Madonna_by-Hans-Holbein-the-Younger-1527
Hans Holbein the Younger [1497-1543] Born in Augsburg Holbein worked mainly in Basel developing a unique Northern Renaissance style
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Darmstadt_Madonna
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Rousseau-on-Geneva-plaque
City of Geneva commemorative plaque --- bottom says "Jean-Jacques aime ton pays" "love your country" and shows Rousseau's father gesturing towards the window.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Letter_to_M._ D' Alembert_on_ Spectacles
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switzerland_fierce-independence
Switzerland does not have a standing army instead opting for a peoples' militia to defend their country so personal weapons of the militia are kept at home as part of the military obligations
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Gun_politics_ in_Switzerland
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