Trottet, Jean Pierre Philippe

Trottet, Jean Pierre Philippe a Protestant theologian of Switzerland, was born at La Tour de Peilz, in the canton of Vaud, December 12, 1818. He studied at Lausanne and at some German universities, and was ordained in 1851. In 1853 he published a volume of Discpurs Evcmngliques (Paris), and spent some years at Stockholm as pastor of the French Church. In 1860 he was called to the Hague as pastor of the Walloon Church, where he published, against Groen van Prinsterer, Le Patti Orthodoxe Pur dans l'Eglise Wallonne de La Haye: Le Parti Anti-Revolutionnaire et Confessionnel dans l'Eglise Reformee des Pays-Bas: Pourquois je Prends Conge de l'Eglise Wallonne de La Haye (1860-61). In 1862 he retired to Geneva, and died August 30 of the same year. He published also, Grands Jours de l'Eglise Apostolique, Consideres-Relativement a l'Epoque Actuelle (Paris, 1856): — Genie des Civilisations (1862, 2 volumes). See Montet, Dic. Biog. des Genev. et des Vaud, 2:583 sq.; Chretien Evanglique, 1859, 1862; Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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