Martin Luther
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Born: November 10, 1483

Died: February 18, 1546 (aged 62)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Leader, monk, priest, theologian, professor

Bio: Martin Luther was a German monk, priest, professor of theology and iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money. He confronted indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel with his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517.

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