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Eitenne Dolet, was born #onthisday 3rd August 1509 A.D. and ironically he died on 3rd August 1546 A.D. he was a French scholar, printer, and a translator. Dolet was a Controversial and important figure throughout his life. In his early years he attacked Inquisition, during the city council and the other authorities within Toulouse. In fact later due to his publication in Lyon he had been attacking other theological subjects, this roused the French Inquisition who had to monitor his activities closely. Dolet was in prison several times and was eventually convicted of heresy and burned with his book.

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