Martin Luther

  • Nov 10, 1483

    Birth of Martin Luther

    Birth of Martin Luther
    Martin Luther was born to a peasant family. Martin was the son to Hans Luther and his wife Margarethe. Martin was born in Eilsben, Germany on November 1, 1483. The next day November 11, 2013 Martin was babtized as a catholic. Peters, Edward M. "Luther." Encyclopedia of World Biography.
    Vol. 7. San Francisco: McGraw Hill, n.d. 23-27. Print.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus discovers America

    Columbus discovers America
    In 1492, Columbus set sail from Spain to discover a westward passage to the Orient. His trip was financed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. On October 12th, after several fearful weeks at sea, Columbus finally set foot on dry land. He landed at San Salvador. "Christopher Columbus Biography." Bio.com. A&E Network.
    Television, n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2013.
  • Nov 17, 1495

    Martin Behaim- first map globe

    Martin Behaim- first map globe
    Martin Behaim was an European cartographer who made maps and globes of the world. He was so important because he'd made the world's first European-made globe. It was made of leather. Martin Behaim called his leather globe the Earth Apple. Unfortunately, Martin Behaim did not have accurate information about the world. "Inventors from Germany - EnchantedLearning.com." Inventors
    from Germany - EnchantedLearning.com. N.p., 2000. Web. 6
    Dec. 2013.
  • Nov 25, 1500

    Painting of Mona lisa

    Painting of Mona lisa
    Mona Lisa, 1500s and painted by Leonardo Da Vinci. This shows the women sitting in front of an amazing landscape. Where ever you pose the painting is looking at your direction. It took him 12 years to do the mouth and the eyes. "Create Timelines, Share Them on the Web | Timetoast
    Timelines." Mona Lisa Painting. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2013.
  • Nov 10, 1501

    Universities

    Universities
    At the age of seventeen Martin was sent to the university of Efurt. In one year he earned his bachelor's degree. Three years later he recieved his Masters. After graduating he then carried on to law school. Moss, Joyce, and George Wilson. "Martin Luther 1483-1546."
    Profiles in World History: Significant Events and the People
    Who Shaped Them. Vol. 4. [Detroit, MI]: U X L, 1996. 32-59. Print.
  • Jun 1, 1505

    Martin becomes a Monk

    Martin becomes a Monk
    According to Martin father's wishes. Martin enrolled in the law school and as Martin was going back to school he was caught in a storm as a lightning bolt struck near him he cried out, " Help, St Anne! I'll become a monk! Martin Luther becomes a Monk after praying to St. Anne. Martin dropped out of law school and entered the monastery. Magill, Frank N. Great Lives from History. Vol. 3. Pasadena, CA:
    Salem, 1987. Print.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    The 95 Theses

    The 95 Theses
    Luther put up the 95 Theses on the door of the castle church in Wittenberg, accusing the Catholic church of heresy. He writes the Theses to tell the Pope about the corruption of the priests of the church. Martin Invited scholars to debate with him and someone copied his words. Moss, Joyce, and George Wilson. "Martin Luther 1483-1546."
    Profiles in World History: Significant Events and the People
    Who Shaped Them. Vol. 4. [Detroit, MI]: U X L, 1996. 32-59.
    Print.
  • Apr 17, 1521

    Martin Luther summoned to worms

    Martin Luther summoned to worms
    Martin was summoned to worms to either renounce or confirm his views of the Catholic Church. An official of Trier points to a table of books and asks Luther if he is willing to recant. Luther sees that some of the books are his writings on Scripture. Bainton, Roland Herbert. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther.
    Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1990. Print.
  • May 25, 1521

    Edict of Worms

    Edict of Worms
    Emperor Charles the Fifth, issued the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther as an outlaw. According to the eddict, no one was to give Martin food or shelter. Also, all of Luther's books were to be burned. Bainton, Roland Herbert. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther.
    Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1990. Print.
  • Mar 6, 1522

    Start of the Lutherans

    Start of the Lutherans
    Martin returned to Wittenberg in 1522. He discoverd that many of his ideas were being practiced. Luther and his followers started a seperated religious group called Lutherans. "Videos/ Martin Luther." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d.
    Web. 10 Dec. 2013.
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Invention of Pocket watch

    Invention of Pocket watch
    The watch was invented by Peter Henlien. It was so small because he used springs instead of the gears they use in grandfather clocks. It helped make life easier instead of relying on a large gandfather clock, This invention allowed people to tell the time wherever they went. "Education India | Colleges in India | Universities | Courses |
    Entrance Exams | Schools." Pocket Watches. N.p., n.d. Web.
    Dec. 2013.
  • Mar 15, 1525

    Peasants' Revolt

    Peasants' Revolt
    German peasants got excited over the reformers talk of Christian freedom, so they demanded an end to serfdom. Angry peasants raided and burned monasteries. Luther got upset and told German princes to kill the rebellious peasants. Peters, Edward M. "Luther." Encyclopedia of World Biography.
    Vol. 7. San Francisco: McGraw Hill, n.d. 23-27. Print.
  • Jun 13, 1525

    Martin Luthers Marriage

    Martin Luthers Marriage
    Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, a former nun, on June 13,1525. His marriage started the tradition of clergy getting married. Martin was age 41 as Katharina was 26. Together Martin and Katharina had 6 children, also raised four orphan children; the family became a model for German families for several centuries. Luther viewed marriage as a school. Magill, Frank N. Great Lives from History. Vol. 3. Pasadena, CA:
    Salem, 1987. Print.
  • Aug 15, 1529

    The Start of the Protesantism

    The Start of the Protesantism
    German princes who had remained loyal to the pope, agreed to join forces against Luthers ideas. The princes who supported Luther signed a protest against that agreement. These protesting princes came to be known as protestants. Moss, Joyce, and George Wilson. "Martin Luther 1483-1546."
    Profiles in World History: Significant Events and the People
    Who Shaped Them. Vol. 4. [Detroit, MI]: U X L, 1996. 32-59. Print.
  • Feb 11, 1531

    Church of England

    Church of England
    The Church of England split from the Roman Catholic Church in 1531 as a result of King Henry VIII's failing marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Henry VIII wanted a divorce but his wish was denied, and as a result the Church of England decided to split from the Catholic Church, making Henry VIII the leader of the new religion. O'Neill, Judith. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1979. Print.
  • Feb 17, 1546

    Martin Luthers Death

    Martin Luthers Death
    Martin died of a sudden heart aHis last written words were, "Know that no one can have indulged in the Holy Writers sufficiently, unless he has governed churches for a hundred years with the prophets, such as Elijah and Elisha, John the Baptist, Christ and the apostles... We are beggars: this is true". He was burriedl at Castle Church. Peters, Edward M. "Luther." Encyclopedia of World Biography.
    Vol. 7. San Francisco: McGraw Hill, n.d. 23-27. Print.