Worms Cathedral

Cathedral in Worms. Charles V summoned Luther to the Diet of Worms in 1521.

Charles V

Movement Catholic Reformation
Born Ghent, 1500
Died Yuste, 1558
Significance Charles V was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1519 to 1556. He was a devout Catholic who often, including his declining years, spent time in monasteries. He was the most important political figure of the reformation period.
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