Martin Luther

By nsmock
  • Period: Nov 10, 1480 to Oct 24, 1545

    Martin Luther

    a timeline of Martin Luther's life
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Martin Luthers birth

    Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in what is now eastern Germany
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Matrin Luther goes to school

    Matrin Luther's father sent him to a school in Mansfield to become a lawyer -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1501

    Martin Luther leaves school

    Martin Luther left school after only one year to enroll in the University of Erfurt to get a Master of Arts degree -only year
  • Jul 17, 1505

    Martin Luther becomes a monk

    Martin Luther entered the Augustinian Monastery at Erfurt to become a monk
  • Jan 1, 1511

    Martin Luther transfers

    in 1511 he transfers monastaries from Erfurt to Wittenburg -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Martin Luther begins lecturing

    he bgan his first lectures about psalms where he critiqued the theological world -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1517

    Martin Luther informs the public

    Martin Luther posted a sheet of theses on the university's chapel door -no exact date found
  • Jan 1, 1518

    Martin Luther proves his point further

    at a meeting of the Augustinian order in Heidelberg Luther set out his positions with even more precision -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Luther continues

    Luther continued to lectur and write in Witenberg -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Pope threatens Luther

    the pope issued a bull threatening Luther with excommunication -only year found
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Luther excommunicated

    Luther was excommunicated by the pope -only year and month found
  • Mar 1, 1521

    Luther summoned

    Luther was summoned by Charles V to worms to defend himself
    -only year and month found
  • Feb 18, 1546

    Martin Luther dies

    Martin Luther died in Eisleben