Leo Jud
b. 1482 – d. June 19, 1542 • Church Reformer • Reformed
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Jud, Leo
Jud, Leo (1482–1542)Leader of the Reformed church in Zurich (Switzerland) after Ulrich ZwingliBorn in Germany near Alsace, Jud entered the University of Basel at the age of seventeen. There he came under the influence of Thomas Wyttenbach, who was lecturing on the apostle Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.