|born on||16 February 1497 Jul.Cal. (25 Feb 1497 greg.) at 19:06 (= 7:06 PM )|
|Place||Bretten, Germany, 49n02, 8e42|
|Timezone||LMT m8e42 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||07°29' 01°49 Asc. 24°22'|
German humanist, a theologian, educator and church reformer, a friend and patron of Martin Luther who supported Luther's views. Melanchton was the author of "Confession of Augsburg of the Lutheran Church," 1530. A pious man, he supported occult study and astrology, and believed that ethics involved good works. A man of great energy, he was a Professor of Greek and taught as many as 900 in a day of classes. Melanchton virtually reorganized the whole educational system of Germany. He was married; four kids.
Died on 4/19/1560, Wittenburg, Germany. (Encyclopedia Britannica gives 4/14/1560 as his death date OS)
- (has as) recipient relationship with Luther, Martin (born 10 November 1483 Jul.Cal. (19 Nov 1483 greg.))
- Death, Cause unspecified 19 April 1560 Jul.Cal. (29 Apr 1560 greg.) (Age 63)
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Cirkels quotes Gettings, "time uncertain." Bordoni had 7:30 PM from Barbault. Lescaut gives 7:00 PM as "archives." No style designation of date given.
Andre Barbault (in personal correspondence with LMR May 2001) confirms the time of 7:06 PM as one that originates from Dr. Walter Koch at the 19th Congress of cosmobiology at Aalen in August 1967, commenting that
"It is most trustworthy." Encyclopedia Britannica has Feb 15/24.
All sources I can find have 16-feb-1497 (jul.) atr
- Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Church reformer)