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Charles de Talleyrand

aka: Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Talleyrand-Perigord, Prince of Benevento, Prince of Talleyrand
borndied
1754, Feb 21838, May 17
a laicized French bishop, politician, and diplomat. After theology studies, he became in 1780 Agent-General of the Clergy and represented the Catholic Church to the French Crown. He worked at the highest levels of successive French governments, most commonly as foreign minister or in some other diplomatic capacity. His career spanned the regimes of Louis XVI...
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Lars Tammelin

bornactivedied
unknown1728-1733unknown
Bishop of Turku (1728-1733)* Lutheran Finish Church


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Esaias Tegner

aka: Tegnér
borndied
1782, Nov 131846, Nov 2
a Swedish writer, professor of Greek language, and bishop. He was during the 19th century regarded as the father of modern poetry in Sweden, mainly through the national romantic epos Frithjof's Saga. He has been called Sweden's first modern man. Much is known about him, and he also wrote openly about himself.
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Jakob Tengstrom

aka: Tengström
bornactivedied
1755, Dec 41802-18321832, Dec 26
a Finnish Lutheran archbishop. He succeeded Jakob Gadolin upon his death in 1802 where he became bishop of Turku the following year until 1817 when the title of "Bishop of Turku" ceased to exist and was elevated to archiepiscopal rank. The title of the see was changed to Archbishop of Turku and Finland, and Tengström became the first archbishop until his de...
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Thomas Tenison

bornactivedied
1636, Sep 291695-17151715, Dec 14
an English church leader, Archbishop of Canterbury for the Church of England from 1694 until his death. During his primacy, he crowned two British monarchs. He strongly supported, at least in public, the Glorious Revolution, though not without some private misgivings, especially concerning the ejection of Archbishop William Sancroft and the other "non-juring...
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Teotoros I

bornactivedied
unknown1784-1796unknown
Catholicose of Cilicia (1784-1796)* Armenian Apostolic Church


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Jean Terrasson

aka: Abbé Terrasson
borndied
1670, Jan 311750, Sep 15
a French priest, author and member of the Académie française. Jean Terrasson, born in Lyon, was elected a member of the Académie française in 1707. His 1715 Dissertation on Homer's Iliad took the side of the 'moderns' in the quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns. In 1721 he became Professor of Greek at the College de France. His best-known work is prob...
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John Terry

borndied
1555 ca1625
a Church of England clergyman and anti-Catholic controversialist. Educated at New College, Oxford, he was elected a fellow of the college until taking the living of Stockton, Wiltshire in 1590. The Triall of Truth attacked Roman Catholicism.
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Jean Testu de Mauroy

borndied
16261706, Apr
a French clergyman and academic. He was the member elected to occupy seat 4 of the Académie française in 1688. He was tutor to the daughters of Monsieur, brother of Louis XIV. He is the author of a doctrine of reason, or Honnesteté manners according to the max...
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Frederick Thatcher

borndied
18141890, Oct 19
an English and New Zealand architect and clergyman. He was born at Hastings to a long-established Sussex family. He practised as an architect in London from 1835 and was one of the earliest associates of the Institute of British Architects, being admitted in 1836. He designed the workhouse in Battle, East Sussex in 1840. In December 1856 he was obliged to le...
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Theodosios [1]

bornactivedied
unknown1679-1708unknown
Metropolitan of Hungaro-Walachia (1679-1708)* Romanian Orthodox Church


Theodosios [2]

bornactivedied
unknown1697unknown
Metropolitan of Turnovo (1697-?)* Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Theodosius II

aka: Christianopoulos
bornactivedied
unknown1769-1773unknown
served as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople during the period 1769-1773 for the Church of Constantinople. He was born in Crete, where he was father superior. He served as chief of the Church of St. George in Istanbul. Later he was elected bishop of Ierissos and Mount Athos, and in 1767 metropolitan bishop of Thessaloniki. He was elected Patriarch on 11 ...
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Theoleptus I

bornactivedied
unknown1513-1522unknown
the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1513 to 1522, for the Church of Constantinople. With the conquest of Palestine and the fall of Jerusalem in 1517 to Selim, Theoleptus obtained from the Sultan the right to maintain the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Theoleptus established good relations since 1516 with the Grand Prince of Moscow Vasili III, whos...
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Theoleptus II

bornactivedied
unknown1585-1586unknown
the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1585 to 1586. Theoleptus was a nephew of Patriarch Metrophanes III. He became Metropolitan of Philippopolis and although he had been helped by Patriarch Jeremias II, he conspired against him, leaguing with Pachomius II. When Pachomius was deposed, Theoleptus was appointed Patriarch in his place, on 16 February ...
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Theophanes I

aka: Theophanes I Karykes
bornactivedied
unknown1590s1597, Mar 26
the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople for the Church of Constantinople from August 1596 to February 1597. There is very little information available about the details of his life. He died only 3 weeks after leaving office. He was previously metropolitan of Philippopolis.
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Theophanes II

bornactivedied
unknown1659unknown
Ecumenical Patriarch (1659)*Church of Constantinople
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Theophilakt

bornactivedied
17651817-18211821
Exarch (appointed by the Russian Church) of Georgia (26 May 1817 - 31 Jul 1821) for the Orthodox Church of Georgia.
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Theophilos

bornactivedied
unknown1751-1764unknown
Metropolitan of Turnovo (1751-1764)* Bulgarian Orthodox Church


Theophilos II Pankostas

bornactivedied
unknown1800s-1820sunknown
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria for the Greek Orthodox Church. He was from Patmos , a nephew of Patriarch Parthenios II, whom he succeeded to the Patriarchal Throne of Alexandria. He supported the immigration of Greeks to Egypt with the parallel goodwill of the reformer of the country, Mohammed Ali. In 1818 he became ill and went to Patmos to recuperate, wh...
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John Thornborough

bornactivedied
15511593-16171641
an English bishop. In a long ecclesiastical career, he was employed as a chaplain by the Earl of Pembroke, and Queen Elizabeth. He was Dean of York, Bishop of Limerick in 1593, Bishop of Bristol in 1603, and Bishop of Worcester from 1617. He was tolerant of Puritans, encouraging his congregation to attend puritan lectures. He wrote an alchemical book, Lit...
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Pierre-Joseph Thoulier d'Olivet

borndied
1682, Apr 11768, Oct 8
a French abbot, writer, grammarian and translator. Very little is know for certain about his life, other than he was elected the fourth occupant of Académie française seat 31. He initially entered the Jesuit order, which he left in 1705 to devote himself to the grammar of the French language, translation of the works of Cicero and Demosthenes, as well as t...
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Louis-Sebastien Le Nain de Tillemont

aka: Louis-Sébastien
borndied
1637, Nov 301698, Jan 10
a French ecclesiastical historian. Tillemont became a priest at the age of thirty-nine and settled at Port-Royal. When Port-Royal was dissolved in 1679, he moved to his family estate at Tillemont, where he spent the rest of his life, pursuing his historical work with great devotion. His Histoire began to issue from the press in 1690 and his Mémoires in 1693...
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John Tillotson

bornactivedied
1630, Oct1661-16941694, Nov 22
the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury from 1691 to 1694 for the Church of England. He devoted himself to an exact study of biblical and patristic Catholic writers. The result of this reading was seen in the general tone of his preaching, which was practical rather than theological, concerned with issues of personal morality instead of theoretical doctrine. H...
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Timofey

bornactivedied
unknown1757-1767unknown
Metropolitan of Moscow (1757-1767)* Russian Orthodox Church


Timothei

bornactivedied
unknown1748-1757unknown
Metropolitan of Kiev (1748-1757)* Ukrainian Orthodox Church


Timothy II

borndied
unknownunknown
the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1612 to 1620 for the Church of Constantinople. In 1601 he became metropolitan of Patras, an office he maintained till he became Patriarch of Constantinople. Timothy maintained an anti-Catholic attitude, even if in 1615 he wrote a deferential letter to Pope Paul V
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Tirso de Molina

aka: Gabriel Téllez, Tellez
borndied
1579, Mar 241648, Mar 12
a Spanish Baroque dramatist, poet and Roman Catholic monk. He is primarily known for writing The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest, the play from which the popular character of Don Juan originates. His work is also of particular significance due to the abundance of female protagonists, as well as the exploration of sexual issues.
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Edward Topsell

borndied
1572 ca1625
writeran English cleric and author best remembered for his bestiary. Topsell's The History of Four-footed Beasts (1607) and The History of Serpents (1608), both published by William Jaggard, were reprinted together as The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents in 1658. An 1100-page treatise on zoology, Topsell's work repeats ancient and fantastic legends...
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Laevinus Torrentius

aka: Lieven van der Beke
borndied
15251595
a Renaissance humanist and the second bishop of Antwerp. He studied philosophy and law at Leuven University and then at the University of Bologna. For five years lived in Rome. He was appointed bishop of Antwerp in 1576 but could not be installed in his see until 1587. He died in 1595, after being nominated to the see of Mechelen but before being appointed.
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John Trapp

bornactivedied
1601, Jun 51622-16691669, Oct 16
an English Anglican Bible commentator. His large five-volume commentary is still read today and is known for its pithy statements and quotable prose. His volumes are quoted frequently by other religious writers. Trapp studied at the Free School in Worcester and then at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A., 1622; M.A., 1624). He became usher of the free school of Stra...
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Trifily of Krutitsy

bornactivedied
unknown1700-1701unknown
Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1700-1701)* Russian Orthodox Church


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Johannes Trithemius

borndied
1462, Feb 11516, Dec 13
a German Benedictine abbot and a polymath active in the German Renaissance as a lexicographer, chronicler, cryptographer and occultist. He had considerable influence on the development of early modern and modern occultism. His students included Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa and Paracelsus.
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Uno von Troil

bornactivedied
1746, Feb 241773-18031803
the Archbishop of Uppsala, 1786-1803, for the Lutheran Swedish Church. He was the son of Samuel Troilius, who had also been archbishop. He was known for great wit at a young age. After studies and travels abroad to the Netherlands, Iceland and Göttingen, he returned home and was ordained priest in 1773. In 1775 he was appointed court chaplain. He was appoin...
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Samuel Troilius

bornactivedied
1706, May 221734-17641764, Jan 18
the Archbishop of Uppsala for the Lutheran Swedish Church from 1758 to his death. He was born in Stora Skedvi parish in the province of Dalarna, somewhat north of mid Sweden. His father was a vicar. He did make some harsh, and later condemned as overly superstitious, judgement in matters of witchcraft and magic while working in Dalarna, which rendered him a...
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Michel Tronchay

borndied
1668, Oct1733, Oct 30
a French Catholic priest, writer, philosopher, and the secretary of French historian Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont. After Tillemont's death, Tronchay completed and published volumes 6–16 of Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire ecclésiastique des six premiers siècles, a history of the first six-centuries of the Christian church. He also completed a...
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Theodore Tronchin

aka: Théodore
bornactivedied
1582, Apr 171608-16551657, Nov 19
a Swiss Calvinist theologian, controversialist and Hebraist. He studied theology at Geneva, Basel, Heidelberg, Franeker, and Leiden. He became professor of oriental languages at the academy of Geneva in 1606; he was preacher there in 1608, and professor of theology in 1618. He was rector in 1610. In 1618 he was sent with his colleague Giovanni Diodati to the...
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Alexander Twilight

borndied
1795, Sep 231857, Jun 19
an American educator, minister and politician. He is the first mixed White and African-American known to have earned a bachelor's degree from an American college or university, graduating from Middlebury College in 1823. He was licensed as a Congregational preacher and worked in education and ministry all his career. In 1829 Twilight became principal of the ...
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