The DNA profile of Martin Luther
Are you descended from the originator of the Reformation?
Find out with a DNA origin analysis from iGENEA and also compare yourself with many other famous people!
From theology professor to the founder of a new denomination
Martin Luther's ideas for reforming the Roman Catholic Church could not be implemented, but found numerous followers, so that it finally came to the church split. His translation of the Bible influenced the development of society, culture and the German language.
His marriage to Katharina von Bora, a nun, produced six children. Even today, Martin Luther has numerous descendants. Through the Luther Surname Project, his Y-DNA profile could be determined.
Martin Luther belonged in the paternal line to the haplogroup I2a / I-L147.2.
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Questions and answers about the DNA test
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This is how the DNA origin analysis works
A Mucus Sample suffices to get a sample of your DNA. Taking the sample is simple and painless and can be done at home. Send the samples with the envelop included in the sampling kit.