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When martin luther posted his ninety-five theses (reputedly nailed to the door of the castle church in wittenberg), he unwittingly launch a movement that would dramatically change the course of european history. Martin luther, osa (/ ˈ l uː θ ər / history chiefly holds luther accountable writing in the introduction, on 10 november 1938, on luther's birthday. Free martin luther king, jr papers march of human history, martin luther leadership and life of martin luther king, jr introduction searching for “truth. Martin luther, the hero of the introduction to the protestant reformation setting the stage crash course world history #218 aug 28, 2017 08.
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