Events during life of Martin Luther

Timeline created by nanderson in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
First printing press
Jan 1st, 1440
Gutenberg invents new printing press Johannes Gutenberg invents the movable type printing press.
Jan 1st, 1450
Gutenburg prints first block-printed Bible It was published in Germany and had 42 lines per pages.
Jan 1st, 1453
End of Eastern Roman Empire
Nov 10th, 1483
Martin Luther was born Martin Luther was born in Eisleben Germany
Jan 1st, 1492
Christapher Columbus arrives in the Americas
Jan 1st, 1492
Martin Blehaim designed the first globe
Jan 1st, 1500
Peter Henlein invented the pocket watch
Jan 1st, 1501
Martin Luther receives his masters degree. He decides to enroll in law school next.
Jul 2nd, 1505
Martin Luther deides to become a monk The story is during a bad thunderstorm he promises St. Anne that if he lives he will become a monk instead os a lawyer like his dad wanted him to be.
Jan 1st, 1507
The Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci was finished. It is a very famous painting.
Jan 1st, 1507
Martin Luther becomes a priest
Jan 1st, 1510
Luther went to the Holy city of Rome He went with a group from his monastery and did not like what he saw.
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Oct 19th, 1512
Martin Luther was awarded his Doctors degree of theology It is from the University of Wittenberg.
Jan 1st, 1517
The pope was really pushing the sale of indulgences He used indulgences to raise money for the church which Martin Luther thought was wrong.
Oct 31st, 1517
Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses for all to see He nailed it to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg so people would start talking about indulgences. He did not like them.
Aug 5th, 1518
Martin Luther was called a heretic People thought he was against their religion and was a traitor because he had some different beliefs and talked about them and printed them.
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Jan 1st, 1521
Ferdinand de Magellan was first to sail around the world
May 26th, 1521
Martin Luther formally charged They had Diet of worms hearings and decided he was a heretic to church.
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Sep 21st, 1522
New Testament of the Bible translated by Martin Luther He translated it into German.
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Jan 1st, 1524
Martin Luther marries Katherina von Bora They have six children after that.
Jan 1st, 1525
Martin Luther starts using German language in the mass He wanted people to understand the word of God.
Jan 1st, 1529
Martin Luther wrote hymn " A Mighty Fortress is Our God"
Jan 1st, 1530
Lutheran Churches in Germany Because of Martin Luther and his beliefs that others started to follow, the Lutheran church became the official church in parts of Germany.
Feb 18th, 1546
Martin Luther dies of natural causes He died in Eisleben, Germany where he was born.
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Jan 1st, 1420

Dec 31st, 1550
Events during life of Martin Luther