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the Castle Church: Tomb of Martin Luther

Tomb of Martin Luther

Tomb of Martin Luther, who died in 1546 in his birth town of Eisleben and was buried here four days later. Philipp Melanchthon delivered the funeral oration. The bronze plaque is a replica made in 1892.

Credit: Holly Hayes