German Peasants' War Timeline

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  • 1524 - 1525
    German Peasants' War fought between the lower class of Germanic regions of Holy Roman Empire and the nobility.
  • 1524
    Insurrections leading to the full-scale German Peasants' War begin in southern Germany.
  • 4 Apr 1525
    Battle of Leipheim; first full-scale engagement of the German Peasants' War - nobles defeat peasant army.
  • 15 May 1525
    Battle of Frankenhausen; decisive battle of the German Peasants' War in which peasant army is defeated with over 6,000 casualties.
  • Sep 1525
    German Peasants' War ends with victory for the nobles and over 100,000 casualties among the peasantry.
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