Biographies of Famous Lutherans
First posted on January 28th 2003, last revised on November 15th 2004






Biographies to the History of the Reformation
Alphabetical Index



Albrecht, Archbishop of Mainz (Albert of Brandenburg), 1490-1545
Alexander VI. (Rodrigo de Borja or Borgia), 1431-1503
Ammann, Jakob (Jakob Amann), c. 1656 - c. 1730
Arcimboldi, Giovannangelo, 1485-1555
Arminius, Jacobus (Jakob Harmenszoon), 1560-1609
Barth, Karl, 1886-1968
Bengel, Johann Albrecht (1687-1752)
Beza, Theodore de (Theodore de Beze), 1519-1605
Bilney, Thomas, 1495-1531
Blaurock, Georg (Jörg Blaurock), 1492-1529
Bodelschwingh, Friedrich von, 1831-1910
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, 1906-1945
Bora, Katharina von, 1499-1552
Borromeo, Carlo, Saint, 1538-1584
Bras, Guy de (Guido de Bray, de Bres), 1522-1567
Brask, Hans, 1464-1538
Bray, Guido de (Guy de Bres, de Bras), 1522-1567
Bres, Guy de (Guido de Bray, de Bras), 1522-1567
Briconnet, Guillaume, 1470-1534
Bucer, Martin (Martin Butzer), 1491-1551
Bugenhagen, Johannes (Doctor Pomeranus), 1485-1558
Bullinger, Heinrich, 1504-1575
Cajetan, Thomas (Jakob de Vio), 1469-1534
Calvin, Jean (John Calvin, Jean Cauvin) 1509-1564
Cauvin, Jean (Jean, John Calvin) 1509-1564
Charles V. (Ger.: Karl V., Dutch : Karel V., Latin : Carolus V., Span.: Carlos I.), 1500-1558, Emperor (1520) 1530-1556
Clement VII. (Giulio de Medici) 1478-1534
Compton, Henry, 1632-1713
Contarini, Gasparo, 1483-1542
Cranmer, Thomas, 1489-1556
Eck, Johann (Johann Maier), 1486-1543
Elizabeth I., 1533-1603, Queen of England 1558-1603
d'Etaples, Jacques Lefevre (Faber Stapulensis), c.1455-1536
Farel, Guillaume (Wilhelm Farel), 1489-1565
Fisher, John, 1469-1535
Francis I. (Fr. : Francois I.), 1494-1547, King of France 1515-1547
Francke, August Hermann, 1663-1727, theologian
Frederick the Wise (Friedrich der Weise), Duke of Ernestine Saxony, 1463-1525
Friedrich der Weise (Frederick the Wise), Duke of Ernestine Saxony, 1463-1525
Georg, Duke of Albertine Saxony (Georg der Bärtige), Duke of Albertine Saxony, 1471-1539
Gerhardt, Paul, 1608-1676
Gollwitzer, Helmut, 1908-1993
Gomarus, Franciscus 1563-1648
Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de, 1517-1586
Grebel, Konrad, 1489-1526
Gregory XIII. (Ugo Buoncompagni), 1502-1585
Gustavus II. Adolphus (Gustav II. Adolf), 1594-1632, King of Sweden 1611-1632
Henry II. (Fr. : Henri II.), 1519-1559, King of France 1547-1559
Henry VIII. King of England, (1491) 1509-1547
Hofmann, Melchior (M. Hoffmann), late 15th c.-1543
Hosius, Stanislaus, 1504-1579
Hut, Hans, 1490-1527
Huter, Jakob (Jacob Hutter), -1536
John Frederick I., the Magnanimous, 1503-1554, Duke-Elector of Saxony 1525-1547
Jonas, Justus (Jodokus Koch), 1493-1555
Julius II. (Giulano della Rovere), 1443-1513)
Karlstadt, Dr. (Andreas Bodenstein), 1477-1541
Knox, John, 1514-1572
Kuyper, Abraham, 1837-1920
Lasco, Johannes a (Jan Laski), 1499-1560
Latimer, Hugh, c.1485-1555
Laud, William, 1573-1645
Laurentius, Andreae (Lars Andersson), c.1470/1480-1552
Leiden, Jan van (Jan Bockelsz., Bockelson, Beukelszoon), 1509-1534
Leo X. (Giovanni de Medici), 1475-1521
Loyola, Ignatius of (Don Inigo Lopez de Recalde, St. Ignatius), 1491-1556
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Manz, Felix (Felix Mantz), -1526
Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary) 1516-1558, Queen of England 1553-1558
Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587
Matthijs, Jan (Jan Matthys), c.1500-1534
Maurice (Moritz), Duke of Saxony, 1521-1553
Melanchthon, Philip (Philipp Schwarzerdt), 1497-1560
Müller, Johann Heinrich Ludwig, 1883-1945
Müntzer, Thomas 1486-1525
Niemöller, Martin, 1892-1984
Oekolampad, Johannes (Oekolampadius; Johannes Heussgen), 1482-1531
Paul III. (Alessandro Farnese), 1468-1549
Paul IV. (Giovanni Pietro Caraffa), 1476-1559
Penn, William 1644-1718
Petri, Laurentius, (Lars Petersson) 1499-1573
Petri, Olaus, 1493-1552
Philip I. the Magnanimous (Philipp der Grossmütige, Count of Hessen), 1504-1567
Pius IV. (Giovanni Angelo Medici), 1499-1565
Pole, Reginald, 1500-1558
Ridley, Nicholas, c.1500-1555
Rosweyde, Heribert, 1569-1629
Sachs, Hans, 1494-1576
Sales, Francis de, Saint, 1567-1622
Schwenckfeld, Caspar von, 1489-1561
Simonsz, Menno (Simons, Simonszoon), 1496-1561
Söderblom, Nathan, 1866-1931
Spalatin, Georg (Georg Burkhardt), 1484-1545
Spener, Philipp Jakob, 1635-1705
Tausen, Hans (Jans Anders Vedel Tavsen, Tausonius), 1494-1561
Tetzel, Johannes, 1465-1519
Torquemada, Tomas de, 1420-1498
Tyndale, William, 1494-1536
Waldburg, Gebhard Truchsess von , Archbishop of Cologne, 1547-1601
Waldeck, Franz von , Bishop of Münster, Osnabrück and Minden, 1491-1553
Wolsey, Thomas, 1471-1530
Xavier, Francis, 1506-1552
Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig Graf von, 1700-1760
Zwingli, Huldrych (Ulrich Zwingli), 1484-1531



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