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Birth of Johannes Brenz

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Johannes Brenz

Alongside Johannes Bugenhagen, Johannes Brenz takes his place as a leading church administrator in the first generation of the Protestant Reformation who was responsible for the start of reform in numerous German lands. He became a leading defender of Lutheran … Continue reading

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Birth of Urbanus Rhegius

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Urbanus Rhegius

Called the “bishop of Lower Saxony” by Luther, Urbanus Rhegius served as an evangelical preacher in Augsburg after the start of the Reformation and finished the remainder of his career as superintendent and reformer in the Saxon duchy of Lüneberg. … Continue reading

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Johannes Oecolampadius

Johannes Oecolampadius occupied an important place in the Reformation at the intersection of northern humanism, Protestant theology, and the Reformed tradition. As a young humanist, he was an expert in the biblical languages and a colleague with the most prominent … Continue reading

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Birth of Johannes Oecolampadius

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