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Melanchthon, Philipp

Pronunciation: /məˈlaNGkTHən/ Pronunciation: /māˈlänKHtôn/
(1497–1560), German reformer; born Philipp Schwarzerd. He succeeded Luther as leader of the Reformation movement in Germany in 1521 and drew up the Augsburg Confession in 1530.

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Syllabification: Me·lanch·thon, Philipp

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