Huldrych Zwingli

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Birthday
1, 1484
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 11, 1531 (47)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1484
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 11, 1531 (47)

About

Swiss cleric, author, and leader in the Swiss Reformation, which led to significant changes in civil life and state matters in Zürich in the 1520's.

Before Fame

He held a position as a pastor in Zurich from 1519 to 1521.

Trivia

He was killed in a battle against his Catholic rivals when he was forty-seven years old.

Family Life

He was one of nine children born into a family of Swiss farmers.

Associated With

He met with Martin Luther and discussed religious doctrine.