Comparative Chronology: Magisterial and Radical

Year Magisterial Radical
1463 Frederick the Wise, elector of Saxony is born.
1465 Johann Tetzel probably born in this year.
1469 Tommaso de Vio Gaetani Cajetan is born.
1478 Wolfgang Capito is born.
1480 Andreas Rudolf Bodenstein von Karlstadt is born.
1482 Johann Oecolampadius is born.
1483 Luther is born in Eisleben.
1484 Ulrich Zwingli is born in St. Gall. Joachim Vadian is born in St Gall.
1485 Johann Bugenhagen born in Pomerania.
1486 Karlstadt is born.
1489 Guillaume (William) Farel is born. Thomas Munzer is born. Kaspar von Schwenckfeld is born.
1490 Argula von Grumbach is born. Michael Sattler probably born. Hans Hut probably born. Thomas M?ntzer is born.
1491 Martin Bucer is born. George Blaurock is born.
1492 Berchtold Haller is born. Menno Simons born in Witmarsum.
1495 Pilgram Marpeck is born.
1497 Philipp Melanchthon (born Philip Schwartzerdt) is born. Katharina Zell is born.
1498 Ulrich Zwingli enrolls at the University of Vienna. Andreas Osiander is born.
1499 Sebastian Franck is born in Donauworth.
1500 Jacob Hutter is born.
1501 Joachim Vadian begins studies at the University of Vienna.
1502 University of Wittenberg established by Frederick, Elector of Saxony. Ulrich Zwingli transfers to University in Basel. Karlstadt receives MA from Erfurt.
1503 Balthasar H?bmaier begins his studies at the University of Freidburg.
1504 Ulrich Zwingli receives BA from Basel. Wibrandis Rosenblatt born. Heinrich Bullinger is born.
1506 Zwingli receives Master of Arts at University of Basel. Ulrich Zwingli receives MA from Basel. Ulrich Zwingli is ordained and becomes parish priest in Glarus.
1508 Melanchthon begins studies at Pforzheim. Joachim Vadian receives MA from the University of Vienna.
1509 John Calvin is born. Melanchthon begins studies at Heidelberg. Jan of Leiden is born.
1510 Luther visits Rome. Anna Jansz is born. Karlstadt receives doctorate in theology at Wittenberg.
1511 Berchtold Haller receives Masters degree from the University of Cologne. Michael Servetus is born.
1512 Melanchthon begins studies at T?bingen. Balthasar H?bmaier begins studies at the University of Ingolstadt at the urging of Johann Eck. Balthasar H?bmaier receives Doctor of Theology degree from Ingolstadt.
1513 Berchtold Haller moves to Bern.
1514 Joachim Vadian begins to study medicine and is crowned poet laureate by the emperor.
1515 Battle of Marignano causes Zwingli to preach against mercenary system. Karlstadt goes to Rome and studies to receive doctorate in canon law and civil law. Sebastian Franck attends the University of Ingolstadt.
1516 Ulrich Zwingli becomes rector of the monastic church at Einsiedeln. Joachim Vadian is appointed rector at the University of Vienna and begins teaching rhetoric. Theodore Beza is born. Balthasar H?bmaier becomes cathedral preacher at Regensburg.
1517 Joachim Vadian receives doctorate in medicine. Pope Leo X commissions Prierias to respond to Luther's 95 thesis. Prierias' *Dialogus* is sent to Luther who responds with *Responsio.* Luther posts the 95 These to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church.
1518 Joachim Vadian and Conrad Grebel climb Mount Pilatus together.
1519 Leipzig Disputation between Luther and Eck. Karlstadt also debates Eck. [More] Joachim Vadian marries Martha Grebel, Conrad Grebel?s sister.
1520 Luther Writes: To the Christian Nobility, On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church, and The Freedom of a Christian Heinrich Bullinger receives BA from University of Cologne. Berchtold Haller is ordained a priest.
1521 Zwickau prophets arrive in Wittenberg.
1522 Ulrich Zwingli defends those who eat meat during Lent. Ulrich Zwingli secretly marries Anna Rhinehardt. Heinrich Bullinger receives MA from University of Cologne. Karlstadt publishes *A Sermon on the Condition of the Souls that Believe in Christ* which denies the existence purgatory. Karlstadt marries Anna von Mochau.
1523 Second Zurich Disputation in which Zwingli argued for the removal of images from churches. Grebel unsuccessfully argued for the abolition of the mass.
1524 Luther and Karlstadt meet at the Black Bear Inn in Jena.
1525 Schwenckfeld visits Wittenberg and debates Martin Luther concerning the Eucharist. Luther allows Karlstadt to seek refuge in Wittenberg.
1526 Heinrich Bullinger celebrates reformed eucharist at Cistercian monastery. First Diet of Speyer. Joachim Vadian becomes mayor of St Gall. Later that year, St Gall becomes a reformed city. Ulrich Zwingli and Berchtold Haller attend the Baden Disputation. Conrad Grebel dies of the plague. Menno Simons begins to have doubts about transubstantiation. Balthasar H?bmaier begins productive ministry in Nikolsburg. Schwenckfeld suggests in a letter circulated among his followers that advocates the suspension of the Lord's Supper. Hans Denck is expelled from Strasbourg. Hans Denck is expelled from Strasbourg.
1527 Michael Sattler meets in Schleitheim with a group of Anabaptists and drafts Schleitheim Articles. [More] Felix Manz drowned in Z?rich. Schwenckfeld experiences his third Heimsuchung (divine experience). Hans Hut dies of smoke inhilation in prison in Augsburg. Karlstadt's work *Dialogue on Baptism* is published anonymously. He rejects infant baptism but does not require persons to be re-baptized. Balthasar H?bmaier is arrested in Nikolsburg and taken to Vienna. Michael Sattler is tortured and burned at the stake. Margaretha Sattler is executed by drowning.
1528 Heinrich Bullinger accompanies Ulrich Zwingli to the disputation at Bern Joachim Vadian moderates the Bern Disputation. Jeanne of Navarre is born. Balthasar Hubmaier burned at the stake in Vienna. Swabian League authorizes military division of 400 horsemen to hunt for Anabaptists. Sebastian Franck wrote a popular treatise on the social ills of alcohol. Balthasar H?bmaier is burned at the stake in Vienna. Elsbeth H?bmaier is drowned in the Danube. Sebastian Franck marries Ottilie Beham.
1529 Luther and Zwingli debate at Marburg Colloquy [More] Schmalkald League is formed by Lutheran princes to defend their faith. Second Diet of Speyer. [More] Heinrich Bullinger marries Anna Adlischwyler. Bremgarten becomes a reformed town. Heinrich Bullinger replaces his father as pastor at Bremgarten. George Blaurock burned at the stake in Tyrol. Jacob Hutter becomes as Anabaptist preacher. Schwenckfeld is voluntarily exiled from Silesia by Catholics and Lutherans. Karlstadt is expelled from Kiel. 350 Anabaptists killed in Alzey. [More]
1530 Zwingli helps Karlstadt become a deacon at the Grossm?nster in Zurich.
1531 Zwingli dies at the Battle of Kappel. Johann Oecolampadius dies. Heinrich Bullinger arrives in Zurich. Replaces Zwingli as pastor in Zurich. Heinrich Bullinger flees Bremgarten due to the defeat of Zurich troops at Kappel. Menno Simons begins serving as parish priest in Witmarsum. Sebastian Franck publishes The Chronicle of Heretics in Augsburg. Sebastian Franck is driven from Strasburg by authorities.
1532 John Calvin publishes his first work?a commentary on Seneca?s De Clementia. Guillaume Farel arrives in Geneva. Berchtold Haller debates Anabaptists in Zofingen. Berchtold Haller and Capito write the Berner Synodus, a church order for Bern.
1533 Johann Bugenhagen receives hid doctorate of theology at Wittenberg.
1534 M?nster debacle begins as Jan van Leiden is crowned as king and Matthijs arrives. Menno Simons publishes The Spiritual Resurrection. Schwenckfeld is exiled from Strasbourg. Karlstadt becomes professor of Old Testament at Basel. Bartholomeus Boekbinder ane William de Kuiper arrive in M?nster and initiate believers' baptism
1535 Calvin moves to Geneva. Council of Two Hundred passes a formal declaration that Geneva is a Protestant city. Pieter Simons and several hundred radical anabaptists are captured after they seized the Oldeklooster monastery near Bolsward and are killed. Lutherans and Catholics storm Munster. Anabaptist leaders are tortured and executed. [More]
1536 Calvin publishes the first edition of his Institutes of the Christian Religion. Heinrich Bullinger authors First Helvetic Confession. Berchtold Haller dies. Menni Simons becomes an Anabaptist leader. Jan of Leiden is tortured and killed. Jacob Hutter burned at the stake.
1537 The Little Council and the Council of Two Hundred adopt Calvin's 21 Articles.
1538 Calvin and William Farel are banished from Geneva. Calvin and Farel refuse to serve communion in Geneva. Libertines gain the majority in Geneva's city council.
1539 Menno Simons publishes The Fundament. Menno Simons publishes Christian Baptism. Anna Jansz is executed.
1540 Calvin publishes his commentary on Romans. Calvin attends Diet of Hagenau. Calvin marries Idelette de Bures. Menno Simons publishes Foundation of Christian Doctrine.
1541 Regensburg Colloquy. Calvin attends Diet of Regensburg. Wolfgang Capito dies. Geneva city councils approve Calvin's Ecclesiastical Ordinances as the church constitution. Calvin returns to Geneva. Peter Riedeman writes Hutterite Confession of Faith. Schwenckfeld writes his Great Confession. Menno Simons publishes True Christian Faith. Karlstadt dies.
1543 Sebastian Franck dies at Basel.
1546 Luther dies in Eisleben. Schmalkald War begins. [More]
1547 Schmalkald War ends.
1551 Joachim Vadian dies. Martin Bucer dies. Kaspar von Schwenckfeld dies.
1552 Andreas Osiander dies.
1553 Michael Servetus arrested in Geneva and burned at the stake. Michael Servetus is burned at the stake in Geneva.
1556 Pilgram Marpeck dies.
1559 Menno Simons dies.
1560 Melanchthon dies.
1561 Marie Dentiere dies.
1562 Katharina Zell dies.
1564 John Calvin dies. Wibrandis Rosenblatt dies. Heinrich Bullinger's wife Anna and three children die of the plague. Argula von Grumbach dies.
1566 Heinrich Bullinger authors Second Helvetic Confession.
1568 Dirk Philips dies.
1572 Jeanne of Navarre dies.
1575 Heinrich Bullinger dies.
1605 Theodore Beza dies.