Born: November 10, 1483
Died: February 18, 1546
Occupation: Leader, monk, priest, theologian, professor
Biography: 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.