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Market square, Lutherstadt Eisleben, Luther, monument, people

Luther's Eisleben

In Eisleben Luther's life began and came to an end. Here Martin Luther was born on 10 November 1483 as the first of nine children of his parents Hans and Margarete Luder. Here the world-famous reformer died in 1546, too.

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allstedt, castle, resin, street of romance, castle

Allstedt

In Allstedt, the reformer Thomas Müntzer worked from 1523 to 1524 as a pastor in the town church of St. John.

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Castle Georgium, Dessau-Roßlau, Castle, Luther Trail, Meadow, Park, Garden Kingdom

Dessau-Rosslau

Here George III. introduced the Reformation in 1534, officially acquiescing to the Lutheran doctrine.

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Handel Monument, Red Tower, Halle Saale, city, tower, market, monument, people

Halle (Saale)

Here resided one of Martin Luther's most powerful opponents: Cardinal Albrecht, Archbishop of Magdeburg.

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City church St. Marien, Kemberg, Lutherweg, church, pilgrimage

Kemberg

Kemberg is only a few kilometers from Wittenberg. In 1522, Kemberg joined the Reformation.

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Luther's Mansfeld

From Luther's original school, only the foundation has been preserved. However, every year on the first Saturday after Easter, his school enrollment is re-enacted with a big celebration.

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Magdeburg Cathedral, street, evening mood, holiday street, Elbe, Elbe-Börde-Heide

Magdeburg

As a thirteen-year-old student, Martin Luther lived in Magdeburg for a year. From 1497 to 1498 he attended school.

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Luther's place, Naumburg, founder figure, collegiate church, Romanesque street, church, people

Naumburg

The 1000-year history of Naumburg is also linked to Martin Luther and the Reformation.

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Detail of the Marienkrönungsaltar, Osterwieck, Romanesque street, figure, detail

Osterwieck

The small town in the foothills of the Harz Mountains had a pioneering role in the Reformation period.

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City church St. Martini, Stolberg, Harz, Lutherweg, church, pilgrimage

Stolberg (Harz)

The theologian and peasant leader Thomas Müntzer was born around 1489 in the Harz town of Stolberg.

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lutherstadt wittenberg, castle church, people, holiday, luther's wittenberg

Luther's Wittenberg

Wittenberg was the place of work of Luther. No other city was as connected to the Reformation as the Lutherstadt. The Reformation began here. The ensemble of historically important reformation sights has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.

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St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Zeitz, Romanesque Street, Romanesque, Dom

Zeitz

Zeitz moved into the focus of Reformation history in 1542: Nikolaus von Amsdorf was appointed as the bishop.

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Zerbst, church, building

Zerbst

At the time of the Reformation, Zerbst was the largest and most important city in Anhalt.

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Logo Luther was here

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