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Martin Luther
This humble German monk changed the medieval world and threatened the Catholic Church like no other. Read about the series.
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Charles V Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor from 1500-1558, Charles V opposed Luther and tried to outlaw him and his followers as heretics.
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Frederick Frederick the Wise
Frederick the Wise is remembered as the man who saved Martin Luther from the fury of the Catholic Church.
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Leo X Pope Leo X
Leo X was one of the most extravagant Popes and made the mistake of not seeing Luther as a threat to the power of the Catholic Church.
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Luther's parents Luther's parents
Hans and Margarette Luther were pious and hardworking Germans whose son changed the world forever.
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Luther's wife Luther's Wife
Martin Luther found peace when he married an ex-nun named Katharine von Bora, whom he had helped to escape from a nunnery.
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