• Johannes Oecolampadius

    Johannes Oecolampadius (also Œcolampadius, in German also Oekolampadius, Oekolampad; 1482 – 24 November 1531) was a German Protestant reformer in the Reformed tradition from the Electoral Palatinate. He was the leader of the Protestant faction in the Baden Disputation of 1526, and he was one of the founders of Protestant theology, engaging in disputes with Erasmus, Zwingli, Luther and Martin Bucer. He eventually adopted Zwingli's view on the eucharist dispute (against Luther ).

  • Jóhannes

  • Johannes

    Johannes is a Medieval Latin form of the personal name that usually appears as "John " in English language contexts. It is a variant of the Greek name (Ιωάννης) and Classical Latin (Ioannes ), itself derived from the Hebrew name Yehochanan , meaning "Yahweh is gracious". The name became popular in Northern Europe, especially in Germany. Common German variants for Johannes are Johann , Hans (diminutized to Hänschen or Hänsel, known from "Hansel and Gretel ", a fairy tale by the Grimm brothers), Hannes, Jens (from Danish) and Jan (from Dutch). In the Netherlands, Johannes was without interruption the most common masculine birth name until 1989. Jan (a variant of John) is known in Catalan, Czech, Slovenian, Dutch, Scandinavian, Cornish, German, Afrikaans and Northern Germanic. Polish has its own variant Janusz as has Slovenian "Janez". Common English variants for Johannes are John or Johnny. There are also variants of the name in other languages:

  • Johannes Scheubel

    Johannes Scheubel (18 August 1494 – 20 February 1570) was a German mathematician.

  • Johannes Huebl

    Johannes Huebl

    Johannes Huebl (born December 23, 1977) is a model.

  • Johannes Lohs

    Johannes Lohs

    Johannes Lohs (24 June 1889 – 14 August 1918) was a successful and highly decorated German U-boat commander in the Kaiserliche Marine during World War I.

  • Johannes O.

    Johannes Franciscus Alphonsus Marinus (John) Opdam was a Dutch murderer. Opdam was born in October 1916 in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies. In 1936, he moved to the Netherlands. There he studied medicine and married Arnolda van Eyl, a teacher's daughter.

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