The Life of Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus is Born

1466 - 1467

Erasmus enters the Monastery

1487 - 1493

Erasmus leaves the Monastery and becomes secretary to the Bishop of Cambrai

1493 - 1502

Erasmus moves to Leuven

1502 - 1505

Erasmus moves to Siena, Italy

1507 - 1521

Erasmus publishes his New Testament

1516 - 1517

Erasmus sends a letter stating his concern for Luther's safety

1519 - 1520

Erasmus moves to Basel

1521 - 1529

Erasmus publishes "The Free Will", refuting some of Luther's theses

1524 - 1525

The University of Paris condemns Erasmus' "Colloquies"

1526 - 1527

Erasmus dies in Basel

1536 - 1537

the Reformation

Martin Luther enters the Monastery at Erfut

1505 - 1507

Martin Luther is ordained a priest

1507 - 1508

Luther becomes a Bible Baccalaureate

1509 - 1510

Martin Luther nails his "95 Theses" to the church door in Wittenberg

1517 - 1518

Catholic mass is abolished in Geneva

1535 - 1536

World

Henry VIII crowned King of England

1509 - 1510

Luther's books are burned in England

1526 - 1527

Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church of England

1534 - 1535