Giovanni Paolo Alciati


Anti-Trinitarian heretic. A partisan of the Reformation, he was a leader of the Italian refugees attracted to Geneva by Calvin. He became a disciple of Socinus, and denied the doctrines of the Trinity and the Divinity of Christ. Accused of heresy by the Calvinists, he fled to Poland.



  • Danzig (modern Gdansk, Poland

MLA Citation

  • “Giovanni Paolo Alciati”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 November 2019. Web. 4 March 2021. <>