The statue of Martin Luther in front of the Stadtkirche (Town and Parish Church of St. Mary's) in Wittenberg, Germany.


Coat of Arms of Wittenberg

Wittenberg is located in the east of Saxony-Anhalt. In the 16th century, the city gained great importance as a centre of German culture and politics. On the doors of the castle church, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on October 31, 1517. The reformer Philip Melanchthon also temporarily lived in Wittenberg.