Johann Tetzel Timeline

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  • c. 1465 - 1519
    Life of Johann Tetzel, Dominican Monk and Indulgence Salesman.
  • 1487
    Johann Tetzel is awarded his BA in Theology.
  • 1503
    Johann Tetzel is first mentioned as an indulgence salesman.
  • 1508
    Johann Tetzel is first mentioned negatively as an indulgence salesman at St. Annaberg.
  • 1516
    Johann Tetzel is sent to Saxony to sell indulgences.
  • 1517 - 1518
    Johann Tetzel is engaged in theological arguments with Martin Luther.
  • 1518
    Johann Tetzel loses to Martin Luther in theological arguments; health fails.
  • 1519
    Johann Tetzel retires to Dominican monastery where he dies.
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