Nützel, Kaspar

MAYOR (GERMANY)
BORN 1427, Nürnberg, Bayern - DIED 25 Sep 1529
GRAVE LOCATION Nürnberg, Bayern: St. Rochus Friedhof, Gostenhof

Kaspar Nützel was a patrician from Nuremberg. After his father's death in 1501 he held several offices. In 1502 he became a member of the city council and in 1503 mayor of Neuremberg. From 1504 to 1517 he was the representative of Nuremberg in other cities.

He was an early proponent of Martin Luther and probably before Christmas, 1517 he translated Luther's 95 theses in German. In 1521 he represented Nuremberg at the parliament in Worms.

Related persons
• travelled with Dürer, Albrecht

Sources
Nützel von Sündersbühl – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Kaspar Nützel at the Rochus cemetery, Nürnberg.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2003)

 


O'Brien, James Bronterre

Published: 15 Apr 2017
Last update: 15 Apr 2017