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Ulrich Zwingli/Peace of Augsburg

Peace of Augsburg

The Peace of Augsburg was a treaty between Charles V and the Schmalkaldic League( an alliance of Lutheran princes). The date and time of this treaty was September 25, 1555, at the imperial city of Augsburg. The significance of the Augsburg is it officially ended the religious struggle between the two groups and made the legal division of Christendom permanent within the Holy Roman Empire. It made the separation permanent between the two religious groups.

Ulrich Zwingli

He was wan early leader protestant reformation. he helped create one of the main branch of Protestantism. Zwingli became a priest in 1506 and not long thereafter began to criticize certain Catholic traditions as not being in harmony with early Christian practices that could be found in the New Testament. He argued, for example, against the widespread practices of indulgences and even of traditional pilgrimages.
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