Jean Poldo d'Albenas

Intro King’s Counsel in Nîmes
A.K.A. Jean Poldo D'Albenas
Was Politician Magistrate Translator
From France
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 1512, Nîmes, France
Death 1563 (aged 51 years)

Jean Poldo d’Albenas, King's Counsel in Nîmes (France), born in this city in 1512, died in 1563, contributed to the spread of Calvinism in his hometown. He has published in French, among other works, a Discours historial de l’antique et illustre cité de Nismes (1557), that appeared difficult to read to his contemporaries, but full of useful research for historians. He was also a lawyer at the Parliament of Toulouse.

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