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March 3

Francis Dávid

1568 – The second religious debate between Unitarian Francis Dávid and Calvinist bishop Peter Melius opened Transylvania, lasting 10 days. The series of debates began at the Diet of Torda and ultimately resulted in the conversion of Prince John Sigismund to Unitarianism.

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