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Erasmus, Desiderius

Pronunciation: /iˈrazməs/
(Circa 1469–1536), Dutch humanist and scholar; Dutch name Gerhard Gerhards. He was the foremost Renaissance scholar of northern Europe, and paved the way for the Reformation with his satires on the Catholic Church.

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Syllabification: E·ras·mus, Desiderius

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