Albethus Pighius (Kampen 1490- Utrecht 1542), a 16th century theologian, astronomer, mathematician. He was also the Chamberlain (camelengo in latin) and a diplomate for of the Dutch pope Adrian VI and a nemesis of the protestant Martin Luther and other protestant theologans.
In this themewalk we also give some information of Pighius nephew Stephanus Winandus Pigius (Kampen 1520-Xanten 1604) a 16th century humanist, professor of aquintity and teacher. Mid 16th century, he was a counseler and the libarian of Dutch cardinal Granvelle.
The focus of this walk is on the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, when the city less flourish. The focus will be on thriving Art and learning in Kampen in this period.