Martin was a German professor of theology, priest, former monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation. Luther came to reject several teachings and practices of the Late Medieval Catholic Church.
In July, 1505, Luther had a life-changing experience that set him on a new course. Caught in a horrific thunderstorm where he feared for his life, Luther cried out to St. Anne, the patron saint of miners, "Save me, St. Anne, and i'll become a monk!" The storm subsided and he was saved
Why are they famous?
He Rejected several teachings and practices of the late medieval catholic church
Impact on Reformation?
On October 31, 1517, he posted on the door of the castle church at Wittenberg his 95 theses, inviting debate on matters of practice and doctrine.. Luther's action was not as yet a revolt against the church but a movement to Reform within .
What country are they from?
Martin Luther was from Germany