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Zwing·li(zwĭng′lē, swĭng′-, tsvĭng′-), Ulrich or Huldreich 1484-1531.
Swiss religious reformer whose sermons on the absolute authority of the Bible (1519) marked the beginning of the Reformation in Switzerland.
(Biography) Ulrich (ˈʊlrɪç) or Huldreich (ˈhʊltraiç). 1484–1531, Swiss leader of the Reformation, based in Zurich. He denied the Eucharistic presence, holding that the Communion was merely a commemoration of Christ's death
Zwing•li(ˈzwɪŋ gli, ˈswɪŋ-, ˈtsvɪŋ-)
Ulrich or Huldreich, 1484–1531, Swiss Protestant reformer.