These places in Saxony-Anhalt are all associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon's house in Wittenberg, the houses in Eisleben where Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546, his room in Wittenberg, the local church and the castle church where, on 31 October 1517, Luther posted his famous '95 Theses', which launched the Reformation and a new era in the religious and political history of the Western world.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

6 sites in this World Heritage

  • Luther's birthplace
  • The house in which Luther died
  • Luther Hall
  • Melanchthon’s house
  • The Town Church
  • The Castle Church

Luther's birthplace

The house in which Luther died

Luther Hall

Melanchthon’s house

The Town Church

The Castle Church

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Germany 
Category
Cultural
Name
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
Selection Criteria (?)
(iv)(vi)
Year of Registered
1996
Keyword
Registered in 1996