Luthers Memorials, Unesco Site, Lutherstadt Eisleben, Germany
The Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg, located in the State of Saxony-Anhalt in the centre of Germany, are associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Philipp Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon’s house in Wittenberg, the houses in Eisleben where Luther was born (1483) and died (1546), his room in Wittenberg, the local church, and the castle church where, Luther posted his famous ’95 Theses’ on 31 October 1517, launching the Reformation and a new era in the religious and political history of the Western world.
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