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The Reformation

When Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the church door at Wittenburg in 1575, he did not know that it would start a whole movement. The Reformation started in Germany but included almost every major nation in Europe. Luther’s original protest against the Catholic church was, that they were selling indulgences. Over time, the … Continue reading The Reformation

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480 in Portugal. As an orphan, he somehow grew up in the Portuguese royal court, and joined the royal navy. He lived in Portuguese, India for 8 years and took part in several battles; he incurred two injuries and a promotion from these battles. Magellan worked alongside of Serrao in … Continue reading Ferdinand Magellan

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