Capito, Wolfgang Fabricius(redirected from Wolfgang Fabricius Capito)
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Capito, Wolfgang Fabricius(kăp`ĭtō, Ger. vôlf`gäng fäbrē`tsyo͝os kä`pētō), 1478–1541, German Protestant reformer, whose original family name was Köpfel. As a well-known humanist, he brought about communication between Erasmus and Luther. Capito worked with Martin BucerBucer or Butzer, Martin
, 1491–1551, German Protestant reformer born Martin Kuhhorn. At 14 years of age he joined the Dominican order, and he studied at Heidelberg, where he heard (1518) Luther in his public
..... Click the link for more information. in an attempt to unify the Evangelical churches of Germany, France, and Switzerland.