Johannes Cochlaeus

Movement Catholic Reformation
Born Wendelstein, 1479
Died Vratislava, 1552
Significance Cochlaeus was a German Catholic theologian and writer who attacked protestantism. He wrote a scathing biography of Martin Luther as well as works against other Protestants. His biased writings helped to emphasize the need for historiography.
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