Nov 10, 1483
Birth + BaptismMartin Luther is borrn
One day later he was baptised
Period: Nov 10, 1483 to Feb 18, 1546
LIfe of Marrtin Luther
Nov 10, 1501
Universitiesat the age of seventeen he is sent to the University of Erfurt.
In just one year he already earned his bachelor's degree. Thee years later he recieved his Masters. He then went on to law school.
Jun 1, 1505
Became a MonkMartin Luther becomes a monk after praying to St. Anne during a close encounter with lightning. He had promised that if she saved him he would become a monk. He regreted this immediately but fulfilled his promise
May 8, 1507
becomes a priestAfter being ordered to follow an educational career to keep from pondering himself too much, Martin became a priest.
Mar 9, 1508
TheologyIn 1508, Martin began theology at the University of Wittenburg.
On March 9 1508, he earned his degree in Biblical studies and a Bachelor's in Sentences by Peter Lombard (the main thelogy book at the time)
Oct 31, 1517
Begining of Protestant ReformationOn Halloween, Martin Luther changed the coarse og human history by nailing his 95 Theses on the church door at Wittenburg, accusing the Roman Catholic church of heresy upon hesresy. Mnay believe that this was the begining of the Protestant Reformation.
Apr 17, 1521
Diet of WormsMartin LUther was summoned to renounce his views ath the Diet of Worms.After praying about it for a long time, luther said that he still stoof by what he had written
May 5, 1521
Proclaimed an OutlawThe emperor announced his Eddict of Worms, proclaiming Martin Luther and official outlaw
May 8, 1521
Views are CondemnedLuther's protestant views were condemned as heretical by Pope Leo X n the bull Exsurge Domine in 1520
Aug 10, 1522
Luther New Testament Bible publishedThe Luther German New Testament translation was first published in September of 1522.
Feb 11, 1524
Leaves the MonastaryIn 1524, Martin Luther left the monastary
Sep 8, 1534
Old Testament publishedThe Old Testament translation is published in German
Jun 13, 1535
MarriageMartin Luther marries Katherina von Bora, a former nun. This began the tradition of clerical marriage
Feb 18, 1546
DeathMartin Luther Dies.