Meet Katie Luther

Reformation Role: Katharina von Bora was a former nun who married Dr. Martin Luther in 1525 at the age of 26. Luther was 41 at the time.

Printing Press Impact

Invented in 1439 by Johannes Gutenberg, the printing press allowed printed material to be copied quickly and spread widely. This was a huge improvement over the previous method of copying documents by hand.

Meet Johannes Gutenberg

Reformation Role: In 1439, Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable-type printing press, the most important invention of the second millennium.