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30 June 1294
Jews of Berne Switzerland Accused of Ritual Murder then Expelled

Jews of Berne Switzerland Accused of Ritual Murder then Expelled

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21 September 1348
Zurich's Jews Accused of Poisoning Wells

Zurich's Jews Accused of Poisoning Wells

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9 January 1349

Jews Incinerated in Basel, Switzerland

13 February 1349
Switzerland Expels Jews from Burgsdorf

Switzerland Expels Jews from Burgsdorf

22 February 1349
Jews Ordered Out of Zurich, Switzerland

Jews Ordered Out of Zurich, Switzerland

9 April 1388
Battle of Näfels: Old Swiss Confederacy Has Decisive Victory Over Hapsburgs of Austria

Battle of Näfels: Old Swiss Confederacy Has Decisive Victory Over Hapsburgs of Austria

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29 May 1414
Council of Constance Convenes to Deal With Three Popes Controversy

Council of Constance Convenes to Deal With Three Popes Controversy

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4 May 1415
Council of Constance Condemns Reformers John Wycliffe & John Hus

Council of Constance Condemns Reformers John Wycliffe & John Hus

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6 July 1415
Jan Hus Burned for Heresy for Suggested Church Reforms

Jan Hus Burned for Heresy for Suggested Church Reforms

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10 May 1427
Jews Expelled From Berne, Switzerland

Jews Expelled From Berne, Switzerland

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23 July 1431
Council of Basel Opens, Will Be Dismissed by Pope Eugene IV

Council of Basel Opens, Will Be Dismissed by Pope Eugene IV

18 December 1431
Pope Eugene IV Dismisses Council of Basel but is Ignored by Most Attending

Pope Eugene IV Dismisses Council of Basel but is Ignored by Most Attending

24 January 1438
Council of Basel Suspends Pope Eugene IV

Council of Basel Suspends Pope Eugene IV

4 September 1438
Pope Eugene IV Deposed by Some Delegates of Council of Basel

Pope Eugene IV Deposed by Some Delegates of Council of Basel

5 November 1439
Some Council of Basel Delegates Elect Felix V as Antipope

Some Council of Basel Delegates Elect Felix V as Antipope

1 January 1484
Ulrich Zwingli Born In Switzerland

Ulrich Zwingli Born In Switzerland

29 September 1506
Ulrich Zwingli Celebrates First Mass as Priest

Ulrich Zwingli Celebrates First Mass as Priest

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11 December 1518
Pastor Ulrich Zwingli Elected 'People's Preacher' in Zürich, Switzerland

Pastor Ulrich Zwingli Elected 'People's Preacher' in Zürich, Switzerland

1 January 1519
Ulrich Zwingli Delivers First Sermon

Ulrich Zwingli Delivers First Sermon

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9 March 1522
Ulrich Zwingli Violates Fasting Rules for Lent

Ulrich Zwingli Violates Fasting Rules for Lent

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16 April 1522
Ulrich Zwingli Defends Breaking Fasting Rules During Lent

Ulrich Zwingli Defends Breaking Fasting Rules During Lent

2 July 1522
Ulrich Zwingli Demands End to Celibacy for Priests

Ulrich Zwingli Demands End to Celibacy for Priests

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2 April 1524
Swiss Protestant Reformer Ulrich Zwingli, One Time Catholic Priest, Marries Long Time Love

Swiss Protestant Reformer Ulrich Zwingli, One Time Catholic Priest, Marries Long Time Love

21 January 1525

Swiss Brethren Founded by Radical Anabaptists

5 January 1527

Felix Manz Becomes First Protestant Martyred by Protestants

5 February 1528
Protestant Reformation Officially Established in Switzerland

Protestant Reformation Officially Established in Switzerland

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7 February 1528
Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

Bern, Switzerland, Endorses Ulrich Zwingli's Protestantism

11 October 1531
Death of Ulrich Zwingli at the Battle at Kappel

Death of Ulrich Zwingli at the Battle at Kappel

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4 October 1535
First Complete English Translation of Bible Printed in Zurich, Switzerland

First Complete English Translation of Bible Printed in Zurich, Switzerland

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21 May 1536
Geneva's General Assembly Embraces Protestantism

Geneva's General Assembly Embraces Protestantism

13 September 1541
John Calvin Returns to Geneva After Three Years of Exile

John Calvin Returns to Geneva After Three Years of Exile

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13 August 1553

Michael Servetus Arrives in Calvin's Geneva Without an Invitation

24 October 1553
Michael Servetus Condemned by Geneva Court for Denying Trinity and Rejecting Infant Baptism

Michael Servetus Condemned by Geneva Court for Denying Trinity and Rejecting Infant Baptism

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27 October 1553
Michael Servetus Burned at the Stake in Geneva for Heresy

Michael Servetus Burned at the Stake in Geneva for Heresy

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2 May 1559
John Knox Returns From Exile to Scotland

John Knox Returns From Exile to Scotland

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27 May 1564
Death of John Calvin

Death of John Calvin

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15 April 1707
Birth of Leonhard Euler, Greatest Mathematician in 18th Century

Birth of Leonhard Euler, Greatest Mathematician in 18th Century

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28 June 1712
Birth of French Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Birth of French Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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18 June 1782
Anna Göldi is Last Person Executed for Witchcraft in Europe

Anna Göldi is Last Person Executed for Witchcraft in Europe

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1 July 1798

Special Tax on Jews is Revoked in Switzerland

5 May 1809

Jews Granted the Right of Citizenship by Swiss Canton of Aargau

20 August 1854
Death of German Idealist Philosopher Friedrich Schelling

Death of German Idealist Philosopher Friedrich Schelling

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26 November 1857
Birth of Swiss Linguist Ferdinand de Saussure

Birth of Swiss Linguist Ferdinand de Saussure

14 January 1866

Switzerland Grants Jews Equal Civil Rights

13 February 1869
Nietzsche Appointed Professor of Philology in Basel, Switzerland

Nietzsche Appointed Professor of Philology in Basel, Switzerland

0 April 1869
Friedrich Nietzsche Becomes Swiss Citizen

Friedrich Nietzsche Becomes Swiss Citizen

9 April 1870
Friedrich Nietzsche Promoted to Ordinarius at University of Basel in Switzerland

Friedrich Nietzsche Promoted to Ordinarius at University of Basel in Switzerland

0 January 1871
Friedrich Nietzsche Applies for Philosophy Chair

Friedrich Nietzsche Applies for Philosophy Chair

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0 April 1873
Friedrich Nietzsche Publishes Essay on David Strauss

Friedrich Nietzsche Publishes Essay on David Strauss

0 July 1873
Friedrich Nietzsche Dictates His Essay 'On Truth & Lies in a Nonmoral Sense'

Friedrich Nietzsche Dictates His Essay 'On Truth & Lies in a Nonmoral Sense'

 
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