What is Eck?

  • (noun): A German Roman Catholic theologian who was an indefatigable opponent of Martin Luther (1486-1543).

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Eck - People
... Eck may also refer to the following people, as a surname or, chiefly in Scotland, as a diminutive of the forename Alexander (Alex, Alec, Al/Eck) Alexander McLeish (born 1959), Scottish ... Eck (born 1946), Professor at Harvard University Eric Eck Founder of Lexwiser Eck, nickname for Dennis Eckersley Hans van Eck (born 1958), composer of piano, chamber music, electronic music and classical music. 1911–1991), American freak show performer Jacob Eck right hand man to Hitler during his reign Werner Eck, German historian Eck, a fictitious two-dimensional alien character from the original '60s The Outer ...
SS Peleus - The Peleus Incident
... Despite the secret nature of U-852’s mission, her captain Heinz-Wilhelm Eck decided to attack the Peleus tracking her until nightfall, U-852 closed with her target on the surface and fired two torpedoes at ... Eck took two men aboard for interrogation, Agis Kefalas, the Third Officer, and Pierre Neuman, a seaman having established her name and details, he returned them to ... At this point Eck decided he must hide the evidence of his action by destroying the debris, including the life-rafts (and, by implication, the men on them) ...
Cornelis Van Eck
... Cornelis van Eck (1662–1732) was a Dutch jurist and poet ... Van Eck wrote a 1689 civil law textbook, Principia juris civilis secundum ordinem Digestorem, that saw use in Dutch law courses up until the early 19th century ...
Johnny Eck
... Johnny Eck, born John Eckhardt, Jr ... Eck is best known today for his role in Tod Browning's 1932 cult classic film, Freaks ... being a sideshow performer and actor, Johnny Eck was also an artist, photographer, illusionist, penny arcade owner, Punch and Judy operator, and expert model-maker ...
Leipzig Debate
... was a theological disputation originally between Andreas Karlstadt and Johann Eck ... Eck, a defender of Catholic doctrine, had challenged Karlstadt to a public debate concerning the doctrines of free will and grace ... Leipzig and joined the debate in July 1519, at the invitation of Eck ...