Reformation Timeline

3 Jan 1521
Martin Luther excommunicated for heresy
1521
Martin Luther translates the New Testament into German
Oct 1518
Luther meets Cardinal Cajetan in Augsburg
3 Apr 1507
Martin Luther ordained a priest in Erfurt
1523
Thomas More writes Response to Luther
28 Jul 1540
Execution of Thomas Cromwell
23 May 1498
Savonarola executed in Florence
1560
Queen Elizabeth I re-founds Westminster Abbey
1578
The Alteration
1919
The Museum of John Calvin is founded by the History of French Protestantism Society.
10 Jul 1927
Construction begins on the John Calvin Museum in Noyon, designed by Protestant architect Charles Letrosne based on drawings of the original house.
1931
Museum on site of John Calvin's birth house opens to public
25 Jun 1868
Luther Monument dedicated in Worms
30 Oct 1889
Luther Monument dedicated in Erfurt
1556
Lorsch Abbey is dissolved due to the Reformation.
26 May 1521
Edict of Worms
1559
Calvin Founds Geneva Academy
1523
John Calvin is sent to the University of Paris to study for the priesthood.
1533
John Calvin helps prepare controversial speech delivered by Nicholas Cop
1536
John Calvin publishes Institutes of the Christian Religion
1536
Farel persuades Calvin to lead the Reformation in Geneva
May 1538
The town council of Geneva expels John Calvin and Guillaume Farel from the city. Calvin takes refuge in Strasbourg.
1538
John Calvin in Strasbourg
Sep 1541
John Calvin returns to Geneva at the invitation of the town council.
Nov 1541
Geneva enacts John Calvin's Ecclesiastical Ordinances
24 Jun 1519
Birth of Theodore Beza in Vezelay