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Zacharias [1]

bornactivedied
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Metropolitan of Athens (1734-1741)* Orthodox Church of Greece


Zacharias [2]

bornactivedied
unknown1775-1799unknown
Metropolitan of Skopje (1775-1799)* Orthodox Church of Macedonia
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Abraham Zacuto

bornactivedied
1452, Aug 121480s-1500s1515 ca
a Sephardi Jewish astronomer, astrologer, mathematician, rabbi and historian who served as Royal Astronomer in the 15th century to King John II of Portugal. The crater Zagut on the Moon is named after him.
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Syedna Taiyeb Zainuddin

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Islam; Dai al-Mutlaq Leader (1821–1836)* Dawoodi Bohra


Syedna Abdultayeb Zakiuddin

bornactivedied
unknown1780-1787unknown
Islam; Dai al-Mutlaq Leader (1780-1787)* Dawoodi Bohra


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Shneur Zalman of Liadi

bornactivedied
1745, Sep 41780-18121812, Dec 15
an Orthodox Rabbi, and the founder and first (Lubavitcher) Rebbe of Chabad (1780–1812), a branch of Hasidic Judaism, then based in Liadi, Imperial Russia. He was the author of many works, and is best known for Shulchan Aruch HaRav, Tanya and his Siddur Torah Or compiled according to the Nusach Ari.
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Giuseppe Zamboni

borndied
1776, Jun 11846, Jul 25
an Italian Roman Catholic priest and physicist who invented the Zamboni pile, an early electric battery similar to the Voltaic pile. He was born in either Venice (or, depending on the source, Verona) in northern Italy, in June 1776. Shortly after completing his studies in the seminary at Verona, Abate Zamboni was appointed to the chair of physics in the lyce...
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Zanabazar Ondur gegeen Luvsadambiyjaltsan

aka: Zanabazar Öndur gegeen Luvsadambiyjaltsan
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unknown1635-1723unknown
1635-1723, Tibetan Buddhism, Mongolia; Buddhism


David Zeisberger

borndied
1721, Apr 111808, Nov 17
a Moravian clergyman and missionary among the Native Americans in the Thirteen Colonies. He established communities of Munsee (Lenape) converts to Christianity in the valley of the Muskingum River in Ohio; and for a time, near modern-day Amherstburg, Ontario.
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Sabbatai Zevi

aka: Shabbetai Zevi, Shabbetay Sebi, Sabbatai Sevi, Shabsai Tzvi, Sabetay Sevi
borndied
1626, Aug 11676, Sep 17
a Sephardic ordained Rabbi, though of Romaniote origin and a kabbalist, active throughout the Ottoman Empire, who claimed to be the long-awaited Jewish Messiah. He was the founder of the Sabbatean movement. In February 1666, upon arriving in Constantinople, Sabbatai was imprisoned on the order of the grand vizier Ahmed Köprülü; in September of that same y...
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Nicolaus Zinzendorf

aka: Imperial Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf
borndied
1700, May 261760, May 9
a German religious and social reformer and bishop of the Moravian Church. Born at Dresden, Zinzendorf was often influenced by strong and vehement feelings, and he was easily moved both by sorrow and joy. He wrote a large number of hymns.
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Johannes Zollikofer

borndied
1633, Dec 291692, Apr 23
a Swiss reformed vicar. He was author and translator of many books. Zollikofers sermon on The unholy fiends' miserable condition - Christian warning regarding superstition and sorcery, in which magical practices are criticised. Witch-hunts were conducted with reference to his sermon.
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Zosimas II

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unknown1707-1708unknown
Archbishop of Ohrid (1707-1708)* Orthodox Church of Macedonia


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Niccolo Zucchi

aka: Niccolò
borndied
1586, Dec 61670, May 21
an Italian Jesuit, astronomer, and physicist. As an astronomer he may have been the first to see the belts on the planet Jupiter (on May 17, 1630), and reported spots on Mars in 1640. His Optica philosophia experimentis et ratione a fundamentis constituta, published in 1652–56, described his 1616 experiments using a curved mirror instead of a lens a...
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