Eduard Eichmann was the son of the farmer Nikolaus Eichmann and his wife Margaretha nee. Bumblebee. He studied theology and law in Würzburg and Strasbourg ; In 1895 he was ordained a priest in Würzburg. After three years of pastoral care as a chaplain in Rottendorf and at the Julius Hospital in Würzburg , Eichmann went to study law at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich , where he received his doctorate in this subject in 1904 .
In 1905 Eduard Eichmann became an associate professor, from 1909 a full professor of canon law at the University of Prague . After receiving his doctorate in theology at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau , he moved to the University of Vienna as a full professor of canon law in 1913. From 1918 the clergyman worked as a university professor for canon law, in particular legal history and dogmatics, in Munich. In 1927 he became a full member of the philosophical-philological class of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences .
Eichmann was the initiator of an overall presentation of canon law and the authoritative interpreter of Catholic canon law in German-speaking countries. He is considered the founder of the Munich Canon School . Klaus Mörsdorf and later Winfried Aymans continued his work .
The priest was a member of the Catholic student associations KDStV Markomannia Würzburg , KDStV Badenia Strasbourg and KDStV Aenania Munich in the CV . Later he became a member of the CV connections KDStV Gothia Würzburg (1905), KDStV Normannia Karlsruhe and KDStV Ferdinandea Prague . The home community of Hagenbach made him an honorary citizen in 1930 .
- Eight and ban in imperial law of the Middle Ages . Schöningh Paderborn, 1909
- Royal and Episcopal Consecration Reports of the meetings of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Philosophical-Philological and Historical Class, Munich 1928
- The imperial coronation in the West. A contribution to the intellectual history of the Middle Ages, with special consideration of church rights, liturgy and church politics , Echter Würzburg, 1942
- Consecration and coronation of the Pope in the Middle Ages , Zink Munich, 1951
- Church and State Schöningh Munich, 1968 (reprint of issues from 1914 to 1925)
Textbook of Canon Law
Textbook of canon law based on the Codex iuris canonici for students Schöningh Paderborn, from 1923 (from 1949 with Klaus Mörsdorf)
- Vol. 1 Introduction, General Part and Personal Law
- Vol. 2 Property Law
- Vol. 3 Process and criminal law
- Winfried Aymans , Klaus Mörsdorf , Eduard Eichmann: Canonical Law , 4 Vols., Vol. 1 Introductory Basic Questions and General Norms , Schöningh Paderborn 1991, ISBN 3506704818
- Winfried Aymans, Klaus Mörsdorf, Eduard Eichmann: Canonical Law , 4 Vols., Vol. 2 Constitutional Law, Association Law , Schöningh Paderborn 1997, ISBN 3506704826
- Winfried Aymans, Klaus Mörsdorf: Canon Law , 4 Vols., Vol. 3 Annunciation Service and Sanctification Service , Schöningh Paderborn 2007, ISBN 3506704931
- Klaus Mörsdorf: New German Biography (NDB). Volume 4, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1959, ISBN 3-428-00185-0 , p. 383 ( ). In:
- Martin Grabmann , Karl Hofmann (ed.): Festschrift Eduard Eichmann for his 70th birthday. Schöningh, Paderborn 1940. (with bibliography)
- Engelbert Maximilian Buxbaum: Eduard Eichmann (1870-1946). His way through Prague (1905) and Vienna (1913) to Munich (1918). Stations of a learned life and their background . In: Archives for Catholic Church Law . tape 162 , no. 1 , p. 13-51 .
- Literature by and about Eduard Eichmann in the catalog of the German National Library
- Biographical page of the home parish of Hagenbach
- Page of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, with a photo that can be called up when entering the name
- Entry by Eduard Eichmann on koeblergerhard.de
- Reference to the personal files in the archives of the University of Vienna
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German canon lawyer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 14, 1870|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hagenbach , Palatinate|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 26, 1946|
|Place of death||Munich|