Visual Timeline: Johann Eck
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1486 CE - 1543 CE: Life of Johann Eck, Catholic theologian and Martin Luther's main adversary.
1498 CE: Johann Eck is enrolled at Heidelberg University.
1501 CE: Johann Eck receives is master's degree.
1510 CE: Johann Eck receives is Doctorate in Theology.
1512 CE: Johann Eck is appointed pro-chancellor of the University of Ingolstadt.
1517 CE: Johann Eck meets Martin Luther.
1517 CE: Johann Eck is the first Catholic theologian to attack Luther's 95 Theses.
1519 CE: Johann Eck debates Luther and Karlstadt at Leipzig.
1520 CE: Johann Eck posts Papal Bull denouncing Luther's claims as heresy.
1523 CE: Johann Eck has the Lutheran scholar Seehofer arrested for heresy; Argula von Grumbach responds with open letter.
1530 CE: Johann Eck denounces the Lutheran confession of faith at the Diet of Augsburg.
1530 CE - 1542 CE: Johann Eck continues to defend the Catholic Church until his death in early 1543.