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Agricola, Johannes (Magister Islebius)

Born: 1494 AD
Died: 1566 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Religious Leaders


1494 - Agricola was born in Eisleben on April 20, 1494.


1509 - Studied at Wittenberg and became friends with Martin Luther.


1519 - Accompanied Martin Luther in Leipzig to attend the great assembly of German divines as Luther's secretary.


1525 - Established a Protestant group in Frankfurt.


1526 - Went back to Eisleben to teach at Saint Andrew and became a preacher in the Nicolai church.


1540 - Joachim II of Bradenburg appointed Agricola as the court preacher and general superintendent.


1566 - During the outbreak of an epidemic plague, he died on September 22, 1566.


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