Europe Tour: Reformation Heroes in Geneva

June 28, 2015 | Reformation

Farel, Calvin, Beza and Knox

The greatest monument to the Protestant Reformation in the entire world is probably Geneva’s Reformation Wall. In this message we tour the monument, giving a history of each figure represented on it.

The four large central figures are:

  • Theodore Beza (1519–1605)
  • John Calvin (1509–1564)
  • William Farel (1489–1565)
  • John Knox (c.1513–1572)

On the right are:

  • Roger Williams (1603–1684)
  • Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)
  • Stephen Bocskay (1557–1607)

And on the left:

  • William the Silent (1533 – 1584)
  • Gaspard de Coligny (1519–1572)
  • Frederick William of Brandenburg (1620 – 1688)

 

The entire Reformation Wall

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