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Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645


  • [Hugo Grotius was a Dutch jurist, scholar, statesman, and diplomat whose works laid the foundation for modern international law. His De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625, On the Law of War and Peace) is considered one of the greatest contributions to the development of international law; he also wrote Mare Liberum (1609, The Freedom of the Seas). Grotius wrote a number of philological works and a drama, Adamus Exul (1601, Adam in Exile). He also published many theological and politico-theological works, including De Veritate Religionis Christianae (1627, The Truth of the Christian Religion).]

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    • Groot, Hugo de, 1583-1645
    • Grozio, Ugo, 1583-1645
    • Grot︠s︡iĭ, Gugo, 1583-1645
    • De Groot, Hugo, 1583-1645
    • Grocio, Hugo, 1583-1645
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    • found: His De jure belli et pacis ... 1651.
    • found: Del derecho de presa, 1987:t.p. (Hugo Grocio)
    • found: De jure belli ac pacis libri tres, 1925:title page (Hugo Grotius)
    • found: Inleidinge tot de Hollandsche rechts-geleerheid, 1952:title page (Hugo de Groot)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Academic edition, November 26, 2012(Hugo Grotius; born April 10, 1583, Delft, Netherlands; died August 28, 1645, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Schwerin), Dutch jurist, scholar, statesman, and diplomat; his De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625, On the Law of War and Peace) is considered one of the greatest contributions to the development of international law; he also wrote Mare Liberum (1609, The Freedom of the Seas); he wrote in a variety of fields; he wrote a number of philological works and a drama, Adamus Exul (1601, Adam in Exile); Grotius also published many theological and politico-theological works, including De Veritate Religionis Christianae (1627, The Truth of the Christian Religion))
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    • [Hugo Grotius was a Dutch jurist, scholar, statesman, and diplomat whose works laid the foundation for modern international law. His De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625, On the Law of War and Peace) is considered one of the greatest contributions to the development of international law; he also wrote Mare Liberum (1609, The Freedom of the Seas). Grotius wrote a number of philological works and a drama, Adamus Exul (1601, Adam in Exile). He also published many theological and politico-theological works, including De Veritate Religionis Christianae (1627, The Truth of the Christian Religion).]
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