Nov 10, 1483
BirthMartin Luther was born in Eisleben Germany on November 10th 1483. He was born and raised to a religious family that consist of one other sibling and two parents. His parents did not have quality jobs that gave them a lot of money but they gave him a good education.
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Sep 22, 1499
Teen yearsIn his teen years he moved from school to school. He finally stayed a couple years at Eisenach. He got help from a wealthy merchants family named Schaibe. Martin was fed if he helped out with his kid.
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Aug 14, 1501
StudiesIn 1501 he started studying Latin, Logic, and philosophy. He later switched his studies into music and geometry. He studies these topics at the university of Erfurt.
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Oct 23, 1505
friarMartin wanted to switch and become a member of a religious order called a friar. He didn't want to become a lawyer anymore and marry a wealthy woman. So he focused on his goal and later became a friar of the Augustinian at Erfurt.
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Jul 8, 1509
monasteryDuring 1509 he moved monasterys. He moved to a place called Wittenburg. Because of his well studies he earned a doctorate and became a professor.
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Sep 27, 1509
(history event)kingIn 1509 a eighteen year old boy came to the throne of England. His name was Henry VIII. Some of his problems led to the English Reformation.
Jun 18, 1519
(2 History event) Roman emperorIN 1519 Charles V started his reign as the Holy Roman emperor. Charles hit some rough spots against the protestant reformation in Germany. Charles ended his reign as holy Roman emperor in 1566.
Sep 20, 1519
Martin's movementsThe next few years Martin brought forward the idea that the pope should not interpret scriptures. The pope did not like this at all. So, he suspended Luther in the religious community.
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Jul 7, 1520
Martin's beliefsDuring the early 1520's Luther didn't back down and believed the interpretation of scriptures.The council banished Martin's writings and made him a wanted man. So his friends hid him so he would not get in trouble from his banishment.
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Sep 17, 1522
LutheranIn the early 1520's he returned to Eisenach and made a new church, Lutheranism. Along the way people started following Martin's work and ways. During this time Luther still wrote but he made enemies along the way including popes.
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Sep 21, 1525
(3 history event) CapuchinA Capuchin is a member of an independent order of a friar. Capuchin's order came to be in 1525. Friars wanted more of a strict religious life in their own organization. Today 104 countries are part of Capuchin's order.
Dec 16, 1525
(4 history event) movementIn 1525 protestants and catholics didn't want Anabaptists movement to happen. Anabaptists believed in many different things. This movement came out of the peasants revolt the same year. Anabaptists beliefs were not right in the eyes of others religion.
Feb 14, 1526
(5 history event) Lutheran princesIn 1526 Lutheran princes mount first high level protest. When they protested they helped society and gave religious guide way for generations yet to come. They helped in a religious way but also in a political way too. Today there are over 100 million protestants in the US.
Apr 5, 1541
(6 history event) Catholics and protestantsDuring the 1540s Catholics and Protestants attempt to reconcile at Ratisboh. Charles V and others conference to unify Europe.The catholics and the protestants considered each others side and finally reconciled.
May 23, 1543
TheologyIn 1543 Martin was teaching theology at the university of Wittenberg. This was not the best time for Martin because he was admitted to arthritis, heart issues, and digestive problems. Luther took his pain out in his writings. One book is "The book of Genesis"
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Feb 18, 1546
DeathIn 1546 Martin visited Eisleben. There he died on February 18. He lived until he was 62 and led his life as a religious leader.
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