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Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg was established by Frederick the Wise in the year 1502. It was started under the influence of Protestant Reformation on the contributions of Martin Luther. Even the house of Martin Luther, the Lutherhaus was made a part of the campus. It has nine different departments with faculties from vast range of research areas. The University of Halle was established in the year 1694 by Frederick III who was the King in Prussia in 1701. Later in the 17th century and early 18th century, it (Halle) became a famous for Pietism in Prussia. Both the universities became the core for German Enlightment-Christian Wolff supporting rationalism. Several scholars from Germany were influenced, for example Immanuel Kant-Christian Thomasius became the first philosopher to hold lectures in German but not Latin.