(Müntzer; ca. 1489/911525). Ger. enthusiast; b. Stolberg, Saxony; educ. Leipzig and Frankfurt an der Oder; preacher Zwickau 1520; tried to surpass M. Luther as reformer; fanatical ascetic and Anabap.; built religion on direct revelation; claimed enlightenment by inner light through visions, dreams, etc.; leader in Peasants'* War; defeated at Frankenhausen; beheaded.
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