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Robert Zoellick speaks at a discussion on Spurring Global Economic Growth in Washington
Robert Zoellick (L), president of the World Bank Group, speaks at a discussion titled "Spurring Global Economic Growth: Unlocking Capital for Women Entrepreneurs," with John Rogers, chairman of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and Melanne Verveer, ambassador-at-large for Global Women's Issues at the State Department, at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. on December 14, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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John Rogers (c. 1500 – 4 February 1555) was a clergyman, Bible translator and commentator, and the first English Protestant martyr under Mary I of England.

Rogers was born in Deritend, an area of Birmingham then within the parish of Aston. His father was also called John Rogers and was a lorimer – a maker of bits and spurs – whose family came from Aston; his mother was Margaret Wyatt, the daughter of a tanner with family in Erdington and Sutton Coldfield.

Rogers was educated at the Guild School of St John the Baptist in Deritend, and at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge University, where he graduated B.A. in 1526. Between 1532 and 1534 he was rector of Holy Trinity the Less in the City of London,

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