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Melanchthon

[muh-langk-thuh n; German mey-lahnkh-tawn]
noun
  1. Phil·ipp [fil-ip; German fee-lip] /ˈfɪl ɪp; German ˈfi lɪp/, Philipp Schwarzert, 1497–1560, German Protestant reformer.
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Melanchthon

noun
  1. Philipp (ˈfiːlɪp). original surname Schwarzerd. 1497–1560, German Protestant reformer. His Loci Communes (1521) was the first systematic presentation of Protestant theology and in the Augsburg Confession (1530) he stated the faith of the Lutheran churches. He also reformed the German educational system
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