Heinrich Bullinger

  • heinrich bullinger
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    born18 july 1504
    bremgarten (aargau), canton of aargau in the old swiss confederacy
    died17 september 1575(1575-09-17) (aged 71)
    zürich, canton of zürich in the old swiss confederacy
    nationalityswiss
    occupationtheologian, antistes
    spouse(s)anna adlischwyler
    parent(s)heinrich bullinger & anna wiederkehr

    heinrich bullinger (18 july 1504 – 17 september 1575) was a swiss reformer, the successor of huldrych zwingli as head of the zürich church and pastor at grossmünster. a much less controversial figure than john calvin or martin luther, his importance has long been underestimated; recent research shows that he was one of the most influential theologians of the protestant reformation in the 16th century.[1]


  • early life
  • studies
  • kappel ministry begins (1523–1528)
  • bremgarten ministry (1529–1531)
  • second helvetic confession
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Heinrich Bullinger
Heinrich Bullinger.jpg
Born18 July 1504
Died17 September 1575(1575-09-17) (aged 71)
NationalitySwiss
OccupationTheologian, Antistes
Spouse(s)Anna Adlischwyler
Parent(s)Heinrich Bullinger & Anna Wiederkehr

Heinrich Bullinger (18 July 1504 – 17 September 1575) was a Swiss reformer, the successor of Huldrych Zwingli as head of the Zürich church and pastor at Grossmünster. A much less controversial figure than John Calvin or Martin Luther, his importance has long been underestimated; recent research shows that he was one of the most influential theologians of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century.[1]