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...Craig, Thomas Thomas Craig died on 6 February 1608. He was educated at St Leonard’s College, St Andrews and at the University of Paris, James VI and I, King where he studied Civil and canon law. He was called to the Scottish Bar in 1563...
...Slingelandt, Simon van Simon van Slingelandt was born on 14 January 1664 into a Dordrecht family of well-established town regents. His father, Govert van Slingeland (1620–90), was an astute politician and a close ally of Johan de Witt...
...Jacob August Franckenstein was born in Leipzig on 27 December 1689 and died on 10 May 1733. In 1705, he was enrolled at the University of Leipzig, where he finished his studies with a master’s degree in philosophy in 1713. In 1719, he...
...Schroeder, Ludwig Conrad Born in Marburg on 8 October 1724, in the second son of a famous German orientalist, Ludwig Conrad Schroeder read law in his home town. After visits to the universities at Jena, Leipzig, Halle and Göttingen he...
...George Wythe was a lawyer, law professor, politician, judge, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was the first law professor in the United States, and his most significant contributions to the American Enlightenment were...
...Joseph von Sonnenfels was probably born in 1733 in Nikolsburg (Mähren), the son of a Jewish family that had converted to Catholicism in 1753 and was later ennobled. He died in Vienna on 25 April 1817. Having been taught Hebrew and Chaldean...
...Julius Friedrich Höpfner was born in Gießen in 1743 and died in Darmstadt in 1797. He was the son of the professor of law Johann Ernst Höpfner (1702–59). From 1756 to 1764, he studied jurisprudence in his home town. After a brief period...
...Vincent, François-André Murder of Jane McCrea, The Stuart, Gilbert Robertson, Archibald Lubin, David Hamilton, Alexander (c. 1755-1804) Burr, Aaron Peter Van Schaack's relevance for the American Enlightenment lay in his encounters...
...St George Tucker was a lawyer, law professor, scholar, and judge, who played a pivotal role instilling ideas founded in the European Enlightenment into American legal education, practice, and law.Tucker was born on June 29, 1752...
...Jeremiah Evarts was a lawyer, administrator of Christian missions, and social reformer who employed natural rights theory to defend Indian territorial sovereignty in the early nineteenth century. Evarts was born in Sunderland, Vermont...