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    of the sixteenth century, Martin Luther is still viewed as one of the most influential and controversial. Born to Hans and Margarethe Luther in Eisleben, Saxony, modern southeast Germany, Martin Luther was baptized as a Catholic. His father worked diligently as a miner and ore smelter while his mother was a harsh disciplinarian to Martin and his two siblings. Although Margarette and Han were peasant descendants, they had high hopes for their first son, Martin Luther, and were determined to ensure that

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    Martin Luther Biography

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    I, Martin Luther believe that I am eligible for Time Magazine’s Person of the Ages for having an extraordinary influence worldwide. I was born on November 10, 1483 in the time of the Renaissance and baptized on November 11, 1483. (Wilson, Derek. Out of the Storm: The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther. New York: St. Martins, 2008. Print.) My family was beset by poverty and we often struggled. (Luther, Martin. New Catholic Encyclopedia. 2nd ed. Vol.8. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Gale Virtual Reference Library

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    Luther and the Peasants Revolt

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    Reformation, Martin Luther appealed to peasants through his repudiation of Church excess power, extension of influence beyond pure faith, and the nobility’s suppression of peasant culture. Although Luther wrote the Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes of Peasants to German princes in 1525 to harshly condemn their rebellion, one could say the ideas promoted by the Reformation were in part responsible for the peasant’s desire to defend their own beliefs against oppressive nobility. Luther begins this memorandum

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    Martin Luther Influence

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    Martin Luther a German theologian and religious reformer was the founding figure of the protestant reformation, the break from the Catholic Church, which in many ways marks the beginning of modern Europe. A well-expressed preacher and huge writer, Luther attacked many abuses of the Catholic Church, especially the papacy. The source of his spiritual revelation was not political or institutional but came from his inner fight of conscience. Like other people of his day, Luther was horrified that god

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    Martin Luther: Influential Preacher and Reformist Luther was born in Eisleben, Germany, the son of Hans Luther, who worked in the copper mines, and his wife Margarethe. He went to school at Magdeburg and Eisenach, and entered the University of Erfurt in 1501, graduating with a BA in 1502 and an MA in 1505. His father wished him to be a lawyer, but Luther was drawn to the study of the scriptures, and spent three years in the Augustinian monastery at Erfurt. In 1507 he was ordained a priest

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    Book Report Martin Luther The Great Reformer By: J. A. Morrison On November 10, 1483, Martin Luther was born. His parents were Hans and Margaret Luther. Martin came from a poor family. The Luther's were Germans. They lived in the Thuringian Mountains near Eisleben. Martin Luther was still a small baby when his parents moved from Eisleben to Mansfeld, where his father found work in the mines. Martin, his brother, and his three sisters didn't have the easiest childhood to grow up with.

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    Martin Luther King

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    Martin Luther King The most important person to have made a significant change in the rights of Blacks was Martin Luther King. He had great courage and passion to defeat segregation and racism that existed in the United States, and it was his influence to all the Blacks to defy white supremacy and his belief in nonviolence that lead to the success of the Civil Rights movement. Martin Luther King was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia where the city suffered most of the racial

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    Martin Luther King

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    Martin Luther King Jr. King was born Michael Luther King in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He was one of the three children of Martin Luther King Sr., pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Alberta (Williams) King, a former schoolteacher. He was renamed "Martin" when he was about 6 years old. After going to local grammar and high schools, at the age of 15, he entered Morehouse College located in Atlanta, under a special program for gifted students in 1944. He wasn't planning to enter the

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    Martin Luther King

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    The famous speech of Martin Luther King The famous speech, “ I Have a Dream”, was held in 1963 by a powerful leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. He was born January 15,1929 the son of an Atlanta Pastor. Martin Luther King Jr. always insisted on nonviolent resistance and always tried to persuade others with his nonviolent beliefs. In 1963, King spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and almost 200,000 people attended his speech. All his listeners were Civil Rights supporters

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    Martin Luther King

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    depression in 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. was born on and son to Martin Luther King and Alberta Williams. He was born in the city of Atlanta Georgia and grew up in poverty. King’s parents were great leading figures and taught their children to love God and show it through words and songs while in Church. Everyone always said that this loving family revolved around the church and it helped since the church they attended was only two blocks from their house. While growing up, Martin Luther King was small for

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