Dr. theol. Martin Luther

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Dr. theol. Martin Luther

Finnish: Dr. theol. Martti Luther
Also Known As: "" The Great Reformer""
Birthplace: Lutherstadt Eisleben, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Death: Died in Lutherstadt Eisleben, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Cause of death: apoplectic stroke
Place of Burial: Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Luther and Margarethe Luther
Husband of Katharina von Bora
Father of Johannes Luther, II; Elisabeth Luther; Magdalena Luther; Martin Luther, Jr.; Paul Luther and 2 others
Brother of Barbara Luther; unknown Luther; Jacob Luther; Elisabeth Von Bora Haugwitz Monrad; Elisabeth Luther and 1 other

Occupation: Theologian, professor, pastor, church reformer
Managed by: Tobias Rachor (C)
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About Dr. theol. Martin Luther

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German theologian, professor, pastor, and church reformer, Luther began the Protestant Reformation with the publication of his Ninety-Five Theses on October 31, 1517. In this publication, he attacked the Church’s sale of indulgences. He advocated a theology that rested on God’s gracious activity in Jesus Christ, rather than in human works.

Nearly all Protestants trace their history back to Luther in one way or another. Luther’s relationship to philosophy is complex and should not be judged only by his famous statement that “reason is the devil’s whore.”

Born Luder and named after St. Martin of Tours, Martin would later change his last name to Luther.

He was born 10 November 1483 at Eisleben, in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, the son of Hans Luder, a farmer and his wife, Margaretha Luder née Lindemann


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Martin Lüther blev født klokken 23 om aftenen d. 10 November 1483, en Mandag i Eisleben. Han blev døbt d. 24 Nov. i Peterskirke samme sted og fik navnet Martin efter dagens helgen. Familien flyttede efter knapt et halvt år til Mansfeld


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Dr. theol. Martin Luther's Timeline

November 10, 1483
Lutherstadt Eisleben, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
November 24, 1483
Eisleben Peterskirke
June 7, 1526
Age 42
Eisleben, Germany
December 12, 1527
Age 44
Eisleben, Germany
May 4, 1529
Age 45
Eisleben, Germany
November 9, 1531
Age 48
January 28, 1533
Age 49
December 27, 1534
Age 51
Wittrnberg, Sachsen, Germany