Martin luther, the famed theologian of 16th century europe, was born to hans and margarette luther in eisleben, saxony (today part of modern southeast germany on november 10th, 1483 even though his parents were of peasant lineage, his father had some experience as a miner and an ore smelter. Martin luther is assuredly one of the most influential figures in western civilization during the last millennium he was the catalyst for the division of western christendom into several churches, but he also left a host of cultural legacies , such as the emphasis on vernacular language. Regarded as one of the most influential people in human history, gutenberg remains a towering figure in the popular image in 1999, the a&e network ranked gutenberg the no 1 most influential person of the second millennium on their biographies of the millennium countdown.
Martin luther king, jr was a social activist and baptist minister who played a key role in the american civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. Scholars of shen zhou: top 10 most influential people of the millennium scholars of shen zhou, kongming's archives' discussion forum, is an online community devoted to the chinese novel romance of the three kingdoms, the three kingdoms period of chinese history, and all related games. The globe and mail (canadian newspaper) asks experts the world over to pick the 100 most influential people of the 2nd millennium. In addition, luther was ranked third on separate lists of the 100 most influential people of the past 1,000 years compiled by life magazine and by biography of the millennium, a program that aired on arts & entertainment, a cable television network.
The most influential theologians in church history they are the big 5--the five most influential theologians in the history of the church together, their lives and teachings have affected religious and political systems and have dramatically changed or contributed to how people understand theology. Martin luther is depending on who list one of the top 5 people on the last millennium i personally rank him 2nd to johann gutenburg who moveable type combined with the printing press was the reformation and the biggest event of the last millennium. Luther replied to the threat with his three most important treatises: the address to the christian nobility, the babylonian captivity of the church, and on the freedom of a christian in the first. Recently, the cable network a&e announced its list of the 100 most influential people who have graced the stage of history over the past 1,000 years.
Martin luther (november 10, 1483 to february 18, 1546) was a german monk who began the protestant reformation in the 16th century, becoming one of the most influential and controversial figures in. Greatest people listed in the order of their bith the millennium st francis of assisi johannes gutenberg michelangelo martin luther galileo william shakespeare thomas jefferson wolfgang amadeus.
Listed in the order of importance, from most important to 100th most important, in the opinion of life's editors the links will take you to a site on the web about the person named (not to life magazine's synopses. From a&e biography of the millennium, here is the top 35 of the 100 most influential people of the millenium, in order who would you have put at the top of the list, as the most influential person of the millennium. Martin luther king's i have a dream speech had a defining influence on the history of the united states find out about the story of his life 15 january 1929 born to an influential family.
Another source for millennium people is the list of 100 people published in life magazine in 1999 and available on the web and a list published at the biography channel website of the 250 most influential people of the last thousand years (the first 100 of these are ranked. 100 most influential people in the world by michael h hart at amazon hart, michael h 1992 the 100: a ranking of the most influential persons in history, revised and updated for the nineties. The most influential man of the millennium on three major secular lists turns out to be martin luther also, on multiple secular lists, jesus christ tops the list of the most influential person in all of history. Start studying the 100 most influential people of the millenium (100-1) learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Martin luther is arguably one of the most influential people in the past millennium he is perhaps most notably recognized for nailing the 95 theses to the door of the wittenberg castle church, effectively initiating what is now christian protestantism. The most famous child prodigy in history is also, according to mit research, the most influential and popular composer in history he composed music at the age of five and by the time of his death, only thirty years later, he had created over 600 works. 17th century: isaac newton (1642-1727) (person of the century / the most important people of the millennium) his scientific search for a grand design in the universe overturned ancient assumptions 18th century: thomas jefferson (1743-1826) (person of the century / the most important people of the millennium.