1790–1874

Introduction

Born: June 10, 1790, Ge­ne­va, Swit­zer­land.

Died: De­cemb­er 24, 1874, La Force, Dor­dogne, France.

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Biography

Paul was the son of Jean Pi­erre Marc Bost and Ma­rie Anne Per­nette Per­ron, and hus­band of Jeanne Fran­çoise Pat­tay (mar­ried 1814). His son John be­came a priest and made a name for him­self as a so­cial pi­o­neer.

He stu­died the­o­lo­gy at the Mo­ra­vi­an In­sti­tute at Neu­wied and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ge­ne­va.

Bost then worked as an itin­er­ant preach­er in Swit­zer­land, Ger­ma­ny and France. In 1825, he co-found­ed the Re­formed Free Church of Ge­ne­va.

From 1828–37 he was an ev­an­gel­ist in Ca­rouge, where he was bap­tized by Sam­u­el Hein­rich Froeh­lich.

From 1846–48 he served as a pri­son chap­lain in Me­lun in Pa­ris.

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