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March 18

Prince John Sigismund of Transylvania

1568 The Act of Religious Freedom and Conscience (Edict of Torda) was issued by Prince John Sigismund of Transylvania, assuring religious freedom in his principality. He ruled from 1556 to 1570, and Geroge Blandata and Francis Dávid were members of his court. His conversion to Unitarianism occured at the Diet of Torda, where Unitarians won a debate on religion. Read more about the Diet of Torda.

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