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Wolfgang Capito

Movement Magisterial Reformation
Born Hagenau, 1478
Died Basel, 1541
Significance Capito was a German humanist scholar who became a supporter of Lutheran theology in Stasbourg and Basel. His attempts to persuade theologians in Zurich to subscribe to the Augsburg Confession were unsuccessful.
Works Tetrapolitan Confession
Hymns Give Peace in These Our Days
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This confession was presented to Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in 1530 as an alternative to Melanchthon's Augsburg Confession. It was composed by Martin Bucer and Wolfgang Capito for the cities of Strasbourg, Constance, Memmingen and...

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