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.
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