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Brunfels, Otto

Born: 1488 AD
Died: 1534 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Physicians

1488 – Believed to be born near Mainz.

1519 – In Straßburg he got in contact with a learned lawyer Nikolaus Gerbel.

1521 – Brunfels became a minister at Steinau an der Straße and later, in Neuenburg am Rhein.

1527 – Brunfels’es Catalogi virorum illustrium is considered to be the first book on the history of evangelical Church.

         – Brunfels’s religious views brought him into a controversy with Martin Luther and Ulrich Zwingli.

1530 – He began to study medicine at the University of Basel.

1532 – Brunfels became a City physician in Bern, where he stayed till the end of his life.

1534 – He died on the 23rd of December in Bern, Switzerland.