Agricola, Johannes

Born: Apr 20, 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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