Martin Luther

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In History
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Born in Eisleben, Germany,

    Born in Eisleben, Germany,
  • 1501

    Began studying at University of Erfurt.

    Began studying at University of Erfurt.
  • 1505

    Struck by lightning.

    Struck by lightning.
  • 1505

    Prayed he would become a monk

    Prayed he would become a monk
  • 1506

    Became an Augustinian monk

    Became an Augustinian monk
  • 1507

    Ordained a priest

    Ordained a priest
  • 1508

    Became lecturer at Wittenberg Uni

    Became lecturer at Wittenberg Uni
  • 1510

    Visit Rome- shocked by bad behaviour.

    Visit Rome- shocked by bad behaviour.
  • 1512

    Became professor of Scripture

    Became professor of Scripture
  • 1517

    '95 Theses' against sale of indulgences.

    '95 Theses' against sale of indulgences.
  • 1518

    Pope Leo X tried to silence Luther.

    Pope Leo X tried to silence Luther.
  • 1519

    Luther denied authority of Pope

    Luther denied authority of Pope
  • 1520

    Luther burns statement from the Pope.

    Luther burns statement from the Pope.
  • 1521

    The Diet of Worms

    The Diet of Worms
  • 1521

    Luther excommunicated from Church

    Luther excommunicated from Church
  • 1521

    Translated NT from Greek to German

    Translated NT from Greek to German
  • 1524

    Luther spoke against Peasant War

    Luther spoke against Peasant War
  • 1525

    Married Katherine von Bara

    Married Katherine von Bara
  • 1528

    Published his "Small Catechism"

    Published his "Small Catechism"
  • 1532

    Translated OT into German

    Translated OT into German
  • Feb 18, 1546

    Died aged sixty-two.

    Died aged sixty-two.