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Martin Luther's contemporaries

Katharina von Bora and study room Luthers
Although Luther is still widely held to be the chief protagonist of the German Reformation, the upheaval in 16th century Europe cannot be attributed to just one man. In Wittenberg alone, there were many other individuals who made decisive contributions, and reformers also met with success in other European countries. The following biographies present a brief overview of some of the most prominent figures of the Reformation and the woman who stood at Luther's side.