May 25th in German History: The Diet of Worms Ends

The Protestant Reformation was one of the most disruptive movements in German history. The teachings of Martin Luther spread around Germany and Europe, creating disunity and religious unrest throughout the continent. In an attempt to stop the spread of the reformation, the Holy Roman Emperor called the Diet of Worms to resolve the crisis andContinue reading “May 25th in German History: The Diet of Worms Ends”

April 19th in German History: The Protestant Reformation

One of the most influential events in the history of Germany, one that still divides Germany today, is the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation first began when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church and it quickly spread across Europe via the printing press. It spread first to the GermanContinue reading “April 19th in German History: The Protestant Reformation”