Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483, in Eisleben, Saxony, in southeast Germany. He was a man of action. He became one of the most influential figures in Christian history after his achievement in the beginning of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. When Martin was seven years old, he studied in a school in Mansfeld. At the age 14, he went to Magdeburg, where he continued his studies.
Leibniz was born in Leipzig, Germany on July 1st, 1646. His parents were prominent as his father was a moral professor at the city college however; he passed when Leibniz was only six years old. His mother was the daughter of a reputable attorney. Leibniz was a childhood phenomenon as he exceled in many fields in his time. He learned to speak Latin and Greek on his own by reading inscriptions of illustrated books and comparing them to German types in his father’s library.
Bertrand Russell, a founding member of analytical philosophy, was born in the United Kingdom in 1872. Intelligent and versatile, Russell earned a career most notably as a philosopher, logician, political activist, and mathematician until his death in 1970. Influenced heavily by Gottfried Leibniz, Russell was conversant with and involved in every aspect of philosophy. Russell went on to influence the evolution of analytical philosophy along with philosophers Gottlob Frege and George Edward Moore. One of Russell’s most famous essays, “The Theory of Knowledge” analyzes knowledge through three discussions: the definition of knowledge, data, and methods of interference.
Best known for creating the Futura typeface, Paul Renner was a well known 20th century German graphic designer, typographer and type designer. He was born on August 9, 1878 as Paul Friedrich August Renner in Wernigerode, Prussia. Because of his father being and evangelical theologian, Renner had a strict upbringing. Because of the strict upbringing he was raised to develop a German sense of leadership, responsibility and duty. Renner studied Greek and Latin for nine years and after that he opted to study arts at several academies.
Early life On April 28, 1908 Oskar Schindler was born in the city of industries—Zwittau, Moravia. His family consisted of his father, Hans Schindler, his mother, Louisa Schindler, and his sibling, Elfriede (“Oskar Schindler Biography”). Just like Anne Frank, his childhood was mostly spent in a German school (“The Dairy of Anne Frank”). This is a picture of Oskar Schindler and
John Calvin was born on July 10, 1509, in Noyon, Picardy, France; he was known for being the most important figure while leading the second generation of the Protestant Reformation. He was born into a middle-class family, his father worked as a lay Administrator under the Bishop. While under the service of the Bishop they sent him to the University of Paris in 1523 to become educated on becoming a priest, but decided to become a lawyer in 1528, therefore, Calvin studied in Orleans and Bourges law schools. During these years of his life he was greatly exposed to Renaissance humanism, which was enforced by Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples and Erasmus; This constituted to the profound youth movement of the time. Calvin influenced Protestantism all around Europe and in North America by the
Ulrich Zwingli is known as the founder of Swiss Protestantism. He was the first reformed theologian. Zwingli was born on January 1st 1484 in the Eastern part of Switzerland. In the beginning of his life, his father had risen in socioeconomic class and became part of the upper-middle class. Through this, Ulrich’s father had given him a better education.
Otto von Bismarck was born in Schönhausen, Germany on April 1, 1815. He was born into a family of Junkers, the nobility of Prussia at the time. At an early age, he was sent off to Berlin where he studied law and served in the government starting in 1836. After a year, he lost interest in his government position, quit, and then took care of his family estate. It was around this time that he married Johanna von Puttkamer.
He redefined the Christian Doctrine. Sola Fide, Wars, and the Protestant denominations, prompted by Martin Luther’s actions and ideas, molded Western Civilization (Elton). Part II Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in Saxony to Hans Luther and Margarethe Luther. He attended the University of Erfurt in 1501, at the age of nineteen. After receiving his master’s degree in 1505, Luther entered the study of law by his father’s
(Bachelor of Bussiness Administrator). Then, in 1761, he moved back to Philadelphia and apprenticed under John Redman until 1766. In 1763, during the apprenticeship, he became a professor of chemistry in the College of Philadelphia. After the apprenticeship, Redman encouraged Rush to attend the University of Edinburgh, in Europe. He earned his M.D.
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in western Virginia at Shadwell plantation (“Thomas Jefferson”). Jefferson spent most of his childhood roaming the woods and studying his books at a plantation in the Virginia Piedmont (“Thomas Jefferson”). At age nine, Jefferson attended boarding school until he was sixteen where he excelled in classical languages. Throughout his childhood, his education was excellent because of his father. Then in 1760, he enrolled in the College of William and Mary were he took classes of science, mathematics, rhetoric, philosophy, and literature (“Thomas Jefferson”).
Martin Luther was born on November 10th 1483 in Eisleben, Saxony, then he was baptized as a Catholic the next morning on the feast day of Saint Martin of Tours (November 11). His family moved to Mansfield the next year, where his Father (Hans Luther) was a leaseholder of copper mines and smelters. In 1501, at the age of 19, he entered the University of Erfurt, which he later described as a beerhouse and whorehouse. He received his master 's degree in 1505. Hans Luther was ambitious for himself and his family, and he was determined to see Martin become a lawyer.
William Johnson is born on October 7, 1727, at Stratford, Connecticut. William Johnson is an important person before the American Revolution because he is the son of Samuel Johnson. People knew Johnson’s father as an Anglican clergyman Johnson’s father will also become the president of Kings College. William Johnson received his primary education at home. After Johnson finish his primary education, he will learn at Yale College and will graduate from Yale College on 1774.