Artwork Title: Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560) - Artist Name: Lucas Cranach The Younger

Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560)

Lucas Cranach The Younger

Philip Melanchthon (Philippus Melanchthon) (16 Feb. 1497 – 19 April 1560), born Philipp Schwartzerdt, was a German reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems. He stands next to Luther and Calvin as a reformer, theologian, and molder of Protestantism. (
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