August von Bethmann-Hollweg Moritz August von Bethmann-Hollweg (born 8 April 1795 in Frankfurt am Main, died 14 July 1877 on Rheineck castle near Niederbreisig on the Rhine) was a German jurist and Prussian politician.
Brigitte Bodenheimer Brigitte Marianne Levy Bodenheimer (September 27, 1912 – January 7, 1981) was a German American jurist.
Burkard Wilhelm Leist Burkard Wilhelm Leist (12 July 1819 Westen - 31 December 1906 Jena) was a German jurist.
Busso Peus Busso Peus was a German jurist and politician of the Christian Democratic Union.
Butz Peters Butz Peters is a German television presenter and jurist who presented Aktenzeichen XY.
Carl Gottlieb Svarez Carl Gottlieb Svarez, originally Schwartz (27 February 1746, Schweidnitz - 14 May 1798, Berlin) was a Prussian jurist and reformer who worked on the Landrecht.
Christoph Flügge Christoph Flügge (born 14 July 1947) is a German jurist and judge.
Christopher Besoldus Christopher Besoldus (Christoph Besold) (1577 – September 1638) was a German jurist and publicist whose writing is seen as important for the history of the causes of the Thirty Years' War.
Cornelia Rudloff-Schäffer Cornelia Rudloff-Schäffer (born on February 10, 1957 in Bad Camberg/Taunus, Germany) is the current president of the Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt (DPMA) (German Patent and Trade Mark Offi...
Curt Joël Curt Walter Joël (18 January 1865 – 15 April 1945) was a German jurist and politician.
Curt Rothenberger Curt Ferdinand Rothenberger (born 30 June 1896 in Cuxhaven - died 1 September 1959 in Hamburg) was a German jurist and leading figure in the Nazi Party.
Daniel Casper von Lohenstein Daniel Caspar (25 January 1635, Nimptsch, Niederschlesien – 28 April 1683, Breslau, Niederschlesien), also spelled Daniel Casper, and referred to from 1670 as Daniel Caspar von Lohenste...
Eduard Huschke Georg Philipp Eduard Huschke was a German jurist and authority on church government; born at Hannoversch Münden June 26, 1801 and died at Breslau February 7, 1886. In 1817 Huschke went to Göttingen to study law.
Eduard von Simson Martin Sigismund Eduard von Simson (November 10, 1810 – May 2, 1899) was a German jurist and distinguished liberal politician of the Kingdom of Prussia and German Empire, who served as President...
Egon Hugenschmidt Egon Hugenschmidt was a German jurist and mayor of Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg.
Emil Seckel Emil Seckel (10 January 1864, Neuenheim bei Heidelberg – 26 April 1924, Todtmoos) was a German jurist, law historian.
Ernst Benda Ernst Benda (15 January 1925 – 2 March 2009) was a German legal scholar, politician and judge.
Ernst Emmert Dr. jur. Ernst Emmert (26 February 1900 – 22 January 1945) was a highly decorated Oberstleutnant der Reserve in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's ...
Ernst Ferdinand Klein Ernst Ferdinand Klein (3 September 1744 in Wrocław – 18 March 1810 in Berlin) was a German jurist and prominent representative of the Berlin Enlightenment.
Ernst Forsthoff Ernst Forsthoff (13 September 1902, Laar – 13 August 1974, Heidelberg) was a German scholar of constitutional law and a leading theorist of administrative law.
Ernst Heilmann Ernst Heilmann (13 April 1881 – 3 April 1940) was a German jurist and politician for the Social Democratic Party of Germany.
Ernst Heymann Ernst Heymann (April 6, 1870 - March 2, 1946) was a German jurist from Berlin.
Erwin Bumke Erwin Konrad Eduard Bumke (7 July 1874 in Stolp, Pomerania (now Słupsk, Poland) – 20 April 1945 in Leipzig) was the last president of the Reichsgericht, Germany's old Imperial Court.
Ewald Georg von Kleist Ewald Georg von Kleist (10 June 1700 – 11 December 1748) was a German jurist, Lutheran cleric, and physicist.
Ewald Loeser Ewald Oskar Ludwig Löser (11 April 1888 – 23 December 1970) was a German lawyer, a board member of Krupp AG and a member of the resistance to Nazism.
Ferdinand Lassalle Ferdinand Johann Gottlieb Lassalle (11 April 1825 – 31 August 1864) was a German jurist, philosopher, and socialist political activist.
Ferdinand Walter Ferdinand Walter (born at Wetzlar, 30 November 1794; died at Bonn, 13 December 1879) was a German jurist, member of the Prussian National Assembly and professor at the University of Bonn.
Franz Förster Franz Förster (7 July 1819, Breslau - 8 August 1878) was a German jurist.
Franz Josef Ritter von Buß Franz Joseph, Ritter von Buss (23 March 1803, Zell am Harmersbach - 31 January 1878, Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German Roman Catholic jurist, activist and politician.
Franz Kaufmann Franz Kaufmann (1886–1944) was a German jurist and victim of the Holocaust.
Franz von Löher Franz von Löher (15 October 1818 Paderborn, Westphalia - 1 March 1892 Munich) numbered among the democrats during the revolutions of 1848 in Germany.
Friedrich Carl von Savigny Friedrich Carl von Savigny (21 February 1779 – 25 October 1861) was a famous 19th-century jurist and historian.
Gerhard Anschütz Gerhard Anschütz (10 January 1867 in Halle (Saale) - 14 April 1948 in Heidelberg) was a noted German teacher of constitutional law and the leading commentator of the Weimar Constitution.
Gottfried Achenwall Gottfried Achenwall (20 October 1719 – 1 May 1772) was a German philosopher, historian, economist, jurist and statistician.
Helge Breloer Helge Breloer née Martin was a German jurist, tree-appraisal expert, and author of nonfiction books.
Helmuth James Graf von Moltke Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (11 March 1907 – 23 January 1945) was a German jurist who, as a draftee in the German Abwehr, acted to subvert German human-rights abuses of people in territo...
Heribert Prantl Heribert Prantl (born 30 July 1953, Nittenau) is a German journalist and jurist.
Hermann Friedmann Adolph Hermann Friedmann was a Polish-German philosopher and jurist.
Hermann Gröhe Hermann Gröhe (born 25 February 1961) is a German politician for the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
Hermann Hüffer Hermann Hüffer (24 March 1830 – 15 March 1905) was a German historian and jurist.
Hermann Kantorowicz Hermann Kantorowicz (November 18, 1877, Posen, German Empire- February 12, 1940, Cambridge) was a distinguished German jurist.
Hermann Roesler Karl Friedrich Hermann Roesler (18 December 1834 – 2 December 1894) was a German legal scholar, economist, and foreign advisor to the Meiji period Empire of Japan.
Horst Dreier Horst Dreier is a German jurist and legal philosopher.
Horst Piepenburg Horst Piepenburg (born March 9, 1954) is a German jurist specialized on bankruptcy law.
Hugo Haase Hugo Haase (29 September 1863 – 7 November 1919) was a German socialist politician, jurist and pacifist.
Hugo Peus Hugo Peus (7 September 1809 - 13 July 1898) was a German jurist and politician.
Hugo Sinzheimer Hugo Sinzheimer (12 April 1875, in Worms - 16 September 1945, in Bloemendaal) was a German legal scholar.
Ingeborg Schwenzer Ingeborg Schwenzer (born 25 October 1951, Stuttgart) is a German jurist and professor for private and comparative law at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
Ingrid Fickler Ingrid Fickler (born October 27, 1940 in Zagreb) is a German jurist and politician, representative of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria.
Jacob Friedrich Behrend Jacob/Jakob Friedrich Behrend (born at Berlin, 13 September 1833 – 9 January 1907) was a German jurist.
Jacob Theodor Klein Jacob Theodor Klein (nickname Plinius Gedanensium; 15 August 1685 – 27 February 1759) was a Royal Prussian jurist, historian, botanist, mathematician and diplomat in service of Polish ...
Johann Adam Bergk Johann Adam Bergk (1769 – 1834, Leipzig) was a German philosopher and publicist.
Johann August Apel Johann August Apel (September 17, 1771 – August 9, 1816) was a German writer and jurist.
Johann Birnbaum Johann Birnbaum, Johannes von Birnbaum (born January 6, 1763, Queichheim, now Landau in der Pfalz - May 20, 1832, Zweibrücken) was an Electorate of the Palatinate jurist and a president of...
Johann Cothmann Johann Cothmann (1588 in Lemgo - 1661, Güstrow) was a German jurist and diplomat.
Johann Friedrich Heinrich Schlosser Johann Friedrich Heinrich Schlosser (30 December 1780 in Frankfort-on-the-Main – 22 January 1851 in Frankfort-on-the-Main) was a German jurist, writer and translator.
Johann Georg Estor Johann Georg Estor, was a German theorist of public law, historian and book collector.
Johann Gottlieb Heineccius Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (September 11, 1681 – August 31, 1741) was a German jurist from Eisenberg, Thuringia.
Johann Grasshoff Johann Grasshoff was a Pomeranian jurist, and alchemical writer.
Johann Heinrich Bösenselle Johann Heinrich Bösenselle, Jindřich Antonín Boesenselle, Henricus Antonius Bösenselle, was a lawyer, professor of law and Rector of University of Olomouc.
Johann Jakob Moser Johann Jakob Moser (18 January 1701 – 30 September 1785) was a German jurist, publicist and researcher, whose work earned him the title "The Father of German Constitutional Law" and whose politi...
Johann Jakob Schmauss Johann Jakob Schmauss (10 March 1690 - 8 April 1747) was a German jurist, historian, and university professor.
Johann Ludwig Klüber Johann Ludwig Klüber (10 November 1762, Tann, near Fulda - 16 February 1837, Frankfurt am Main) was a German law professor, author and state official.
Johann Oldendorp Johann Oldendorp (c. 1486 – June 3, 1567) was a German jurist and reformer.
Johann Rudolf Engau Johann Rudolf Engau (April 28, 1708 – January 18, 1755) was a German jurist.
Johann Stephan Pütter Johann Stephan Pütter (25 June 1725, Iserlohn – 12 August 1807, Göttingen) was a German law lecturer and publicist.
Johann Wolff Johann Wolf Joannes Wolfius was a German jurist who corresponded with Lelio Sozzini on the sacrament 1555.
Johannes Feest Johannes Feest (born 21 November 1939 in Berlin) is a penologist and sociologist of law.
Johannes Herman Johannes Herman (1515 – 22 April 1593 in Freiberg) was a German Thomaskantor, hymn writer and jurist.
Johannes Loccenius Johannes Loccenius (Johan Locken) (1598 – 1677) was a German jurist and historian, known as an academic in Sweden.
Josef Kohler Josef Kohler (March 9, 1849 – August 3, 1919) was a German jurist, author and poet.
Josef Wintrich Josef Marquard Wintrich was a German legal scholar and judge.
Josef Wirmer Josef Wirmer was a German jurist and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime.
Joseph Kastein Josef (later Joseph) Kastein, really Julius Katzenstein (October 6, 1890, Bremen - June 13, 1946, Haifa), was a German-born writer and jurist.
Julius Rudolph Ottomar Freiherr von Minutoli Julius Rudolph Ottomar Freiherr von Minutoli (30 August 1804, Berlin – 5 November 1860, Kaneh Zenjan Caravanserai, near Shiraz, Persia) was a Prussian chief of police, diplomat, scientist, and a...
Justus Claproth Justus Claproth was a German jurist and inventor of the deinking process of recycled paper.
Justus Henning Böhmer Justus Henning Boehmer (born January 29, 1674 in Hanover, died August 23, 1749 in Halle) was an outstanding German jurist, ecclesiastical jurist, Professor of the University of Halle and also Ge...
Jürgen Schade Dr. Jürgen Schade was president of the Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt for 7 years, from 2001 to December 31, 2008.
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (28 August 1825 – 14 July 1895) is seen today as the pioneer of the modern gay rights movement.
Karl Klasen Karl Klasen (23 April 1909 – 22 April 1991) was a German jurist and served as president of the Bundesbank from 1970 to 1977.
Karl Loewenstein Karl Loewenstein (Munich, November 9, 1891 – Heidelberg, July 10, 1973) was a German philosopher and political scientist, regarded as one of the prominent figures of Constitutional law in the tw...
Karl Rasche Karl Emil August Rasche (23 August 1892 in Iserlohn – 13 September 1951 in Basel) was an SS-Obersturmbannführer and a Ph.D. in law as well as a Board member and banker, later spokesman, of the D...
Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal, (September 14, 1769 – March 27, 1843), German jurist, was born at Meissen in Saxony, the son of a lawyer and was the father of Karl Eduard Zachariae.
Kirsten Heisig Kirsten Heisig (August 24, 1961, Krefeld – June 28, 2010, Berlin) was a German juvenile magistrate.
Klaus Bonhoeffer Klaus Bonhoeffer (5 January 1901 – 23 April 1945) was a German jurist and resistance fighter against the Nazi régime who was executed after the July 1944 plot to kill Hitler.
Konrad Hesse Konrad Hesse (January 29, 1919 – March 15, 2005) was a German jurisprudence scientist and, from 1975 to 1987, judge at the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.
Konrad Stürtzel Konrad Stür(t)zel von Buchheim (Stirtzel, Sterczel) (about 1435 – March 2, 1509) was a German jurist for canon laws (Dr. jur.
L. F. L. Oppenheim Lassa Francis Lawrence Oppenheim (March 30, 1858 – October 7, 1919) was a renowned German jurist.
Levin Goldschmidt Levin Goldschmidt (May 17, 1828, Danzig – July 16, 1897, Bad Wilhelmshöhe, today Kassel) was a German jurist.
Lothar Kreyssig Lothar Kreyssig was a German judge during the Weimar and Nazi era. He was the only German judge who attempted to stop the Action T4 euthanasia program, an intervention that cost him his job. After the Second World War, he was again offered a judgeship, but declined.
Ludwig Arndts von Arnesberg Ludwig Arndts von Arnesberg (19 August 1803, Arnsberg, Prussia - 1 March 1878, Vienna) was a German jurist.
Ludwig Hahn Ludwig Hermann Karl Hahn (23 January 1908 – 10 November 1986) was a German Nazi war criminal who participated in the destruction and evacuation of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Nicolaus Hieronymus Gundling Nicolaus Hieronymus Gundling (February 25, 1671 – December 9, 1729), was a German jurist and eclectic philosopher.
Nicole Resch Nicole Resch (born 1975) is a German jurist und secretary general of the International Biathlon Union (IBU).
Ninon Colneric Ninon Colneric is a German former judge at the European Court of Justice.
Otto Bradfisch Otto Bradfisch (May 10, 1903 in Zweibrücken – June 22, 1994 in Seeshaupt) was an economist, a jurist, an SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant colonel), leader of Einsatzkommando 8 of Einsatz...
Otto Georg Thierack Otto Georg Thierack (19 April 188922 November 1946) was a Nazi jurist and politician.
Otto Hirsch Otto Hirsch was a Jewish jurist and politician during the Weimar Republic.
Otto Lenel Otto Lenel (December 13, 1849, Mannheim – February 7, 1935, Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German Jewish jurist and legal historian.
Otto von Oehlschläger Otto Karl von Oehlschläger (16 May 1831 – 14 January 1904) was a German jurist and politician.
Paul von Krause Paul Georg Christoph von Krause (4 April 1852 – 17 December 1923) was a German jurist and politician.
Peter Altmaier Peter Altmaier (born 18 June 1958) is a German politician who has served as the Chief of Staff of the German Chancellery and as Federal Minister for Special Affairs since December 2013.
Peter Eigen Peter Eigen (born June 11, 1938 in Augsburg, Germany) founded the Advisory Council of Transparency International (TI), a non-governmental organization promoting transparency and accountability i...
Peter Landau Peter Landau (* 26 February 1935 in Berlin) is a German jurist, legal historian and expert on canon law.
Rudolf von Gneist Heinrich Rudolf Hermann Friedrich von Gneist (13 August 1816 – 22 July 1895), German jurist and politician, was born at Berlin, the son of a judge attached to the Kammergericht (court ...
Rüdiger Wolfrum Rüdiger Wolfrum (born December 13, 1941 in Berlin) is professor of international law at the Heidelberg University Faculty of Law and Director of the Heidelberg Max Planck Institute for Comparat...
Theodor Korselt Ernst Julius Theodor Korselt (24 November 1891, Annaberg-Buchholz, Kingdom of Saxony – 25 August 1943) was a German jurist, genealogist, and "homeland researcher" ("Heimatforscher").
Theodor Sternberg Theodor Hermann Sternberg was a German legal philosopher serving as a foreign advisor in Meiji period Japan, where he was an important contributor to the development of civil law in Japan.
Theodor von Guérard Theodor von Guérard (29 December 1863 – 21 July 1943) was a German jurist and politician.
Ulrike Müßig Ulrike Müßig (née Seif, born 1968 in Würzburg) is a German jurist and legal historian as well as Head of the Chair for Civil Law, German and European Legal History at the University of Passau.
Walter Kaskel Carl John Walter Kaskel (February 2, 1882, Berlin - October 9, 1928, Berlin) was a German jurist.
Walter Linse Walter Linse (23 August 1903 – 15 December 1953) was a German human rights lawyer and Acting President of the Association of Free German Jurists an organization with links to the CIA.
Walter Voß Walter Voß was a German jurist and politician.
Walther Bierkamp Walther Bierkamp also spelled, Walter Bierkamp (17 December 1901 – 15 May 1945) was a German jurist of the Third Reich who was born in Hamburg.
Walther Herwig Walther Herwig (February 25, 1838, Bad Arolsen, Waldeck - December 16, 1912) was a Prussian administrative lawyer, and the founder of the German fisheries science.
Werner Best Dr. Werner Best (10 July 1903 – 23 June 1989) was a German Nazi, jurist, police chief, SS-Obergruppenführer and Nazi Party leader from Darmstadt, Hesse.
Werner Brinkmann Werner Brinkmann (born 10 December 1946) is the Executive Director and sole member of the Board of Stiftung Warentest, the German foundation and consumer organisation, which was established in 1964.
Wilhelm Endemann Wilhelm Endemann (24 April 1825 Marburg – 13 June 1899 Cassel) was a German jurist.
Wilhelm Heinrich von Grolman Wilhelm Heinrich von Grolman(n) (28 February 1781 – 1 January 1856) was a German jurist, president of the Prussian Kammergericht (Court of Appeals), and Wirklicher Geheimer Rat (Real P...