Why did the Reformation begin in Germany?

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Why did the Reformation begin in Germany?

The History of Germany:

During the 16th century, the country that is now Germany was part of the Holy roman Empire. The empire was ruled by an emperor, but power was shared by a large number of semi-autonomous princes.

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The central figure in the Protestant Reformation was Martin Luther. He was German. Many people in Europe, including Germany, felt that the Catholic...

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