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Happy Birrrrthday to Ullllrich

January 1st marked the 523rd birthday of Ulrich Zwingli, Who2’s unofficial mascot. Zwingli, you’ll recall, was the Protestant Reformer who survived bubonic plague, had a secret marriage at age 38, and still ended up playing Avis to Martin Luther‘s Hertz. Plucky to the last, Zwingli was wounded in a Catholic-vs.-Protestant wrangle and then put to the sword when he refused a Catholic confessor.

Not that we’re in favor of religious wars or anti-Catholic movements, mind you. We just can’t resist an underdog.

Happy birthday Ulrich, wherever you are!

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