With special force of popular uprisings continue to unfold in North Franconia and Thuringia and Saxony region, where the uprising led directly Munzer. It became the center of the city of Muhlhausen, where the coup took place March 17, 1525 and was created by the revolutionary government. In Thuringia, the rebels occupied the towns, castles, monasteries, manor estate, distributed the property of the feudal lords to peasants and townspeople. The rebels declared their actions to establish the beginning of the general equality of people throughout the country and abroad. However, on May 15 small and poorly armed Muenzer squad was defeated by Frankenhauzenom in battle with the prince's army, led by the Landgrave of Hesse. Muenzer was tortured and executed. May 25 Muhlhausen surrendered without a fight.