Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius

Born: October 10, 1560, Oudewater

Died: October 19, 1609, Leiden

Basic information: Jacobus Arminius (October 10, 1560 – October 19, 1609), the Latinized name of the Dutch theologian Jakob Hermanszoon from the Protestant Reformation period, served from 1603 as professor in theology at the University of Leiden. He wrote many books and treatises on theology, and his views became the basis of Arminianism and the Dutch Remonstrant movement.