Definition of Melanchthon, Philipp in English:

Melanchthon, Philipp

proper noun

  • (1497–1560), German Protestant reformer; born Philipp Schwarzerd. He succeeded Luther as leader of the Reformation movement in Germany in 1521 and drew up the Augsburg Confession (1530).

Pronunciation

Melanchthon, Philipp

/məˈlaŋkθɒn/