"I will stick to Christ as a burr to cloth."

- Last words of Katharina von Bora, widow of Martin Luther,
on her deathbed, December 22, 1552.

"When people are impoverished, of course they can become thieves, but sometimes they randomly gather together and violate the law. Then they ride tigers that they can't dismount, so they brave death and conduct plunder."

- Chinese grand secretary Xu Jie, lamenting the dramatic increase in banditry
accompanying the decline of the Ming Dynasty.

In the year AD 1552...

These people were born in 1552:

These people died in 1552:

1551 - 1552 - 1553

16th century

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