Luther
biographical name Martin 1483-1546 German Reformation leader

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  • Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Luther — is a surname. As a German surname it is derived from a Germanic personal name compounded from the words liut , people , and heri , army . As a rare English surname, it means lute player (Hanks and Hodges 1988). Luther has also been regularly used …   Wikipedia

  • Luther — Luther, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 612 Housing Units (2000): 266 Land area (2000): 4.484113 sq. miles (11.613800 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.484113 sq. miles (11.613800 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Luther — m English (esp. U.S.): from the German surname, which is derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut people + heri army, warrior. It is most commonly bestowed among evangelical Protestants, in honour of the ecclesiastical… …   First names dictionary

  • Luther — Luther, 1) Martin, geb. den 10. Nov. 1483 w Eisleben, wo sein Vater, Hans L., aus einem thüringischen Bauerngeschlecht aus Möhra stammend, ein Bergmann (später wohlhabender Hüttenherr u. Rathsmann zu Mansfeld) u. mit Margarethe Lindemann… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Luther — Luther, Martin, Begründer des deutschen Protestantismus, geb. 10. Nov. 1483 zu Eisleben, von wo sein Vater, der Bergmann Hans L. (vorher zu Möhra bei Eisenach), ein halbes Jahr später nach Mansfeld übersiedelte, bezog, zu Mansfeld, Magdeburg und… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Luther — (d.h. Lothar), Martin, geb. 10. Nov. 1583 zu Eisleben, Sohn des Bergmanns Hans L. aus Möhra, der später nach Mansfeld übersiedelte. L. studierte in Magdeburg, Eisenach und Erfurt, trat 1505 in den Augustinerorden, erhielt 1507 die Priesterweihe,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Luther — (Martin) (1483 1546) théologien et réformateur protestant allemand. Maître en philosophie de l université d Erfurt (1505), il entra chez les Augustins de cette ville. En 1511, à Wittenberg, il fut reçu docteur en théologie. Les écrits de saint… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Luther — Porté en Allemagne,ainsi que dans la Moselle et le Bas Rhin, c est un nom de personne d origine germanique, équivalent de Lothaire ou du prénom allemand Lothar (Liuthari : liut = peuple + hari = armée). Variante allemande : Leuther …   Noms de famille

  • Luther — (izg. lùtēr), Martin (1483 1546) DEFINICIJA njemački teolog, objavljivanjem 95 reformatorskih teza (1517) pokrenuo protestantizam u Njemačkoj; ekskomuniciran 1521, protjeran u izolaciju, piše teološke rasprave, prevodi Bibliju čime snažno utječe… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Luther — [lo͞o′thər] Martin [Ger < OHG Chlothar, Hludher < Gmc base * hluda , famous (akin to LOUD) + OHG hari, army, host: hence, lit., famous fighter] 1483 1546; Ger. theologian & translator of the Bible: leader of the Protestant Reformation in… …   English World dictionary

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