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 Hugo “Hugo de Groot” Grotius

Hugo “Hugo de Groot” Grotius

Birth
Delft, Delft Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death 28 Aug 1645 (aged 62)
Rostock, Stadtkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Burial Delft, Delft Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Memorial ID 10287 · View Source
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Jurist and Philosopher. His book 'Concerning War and Peace' is regarded as the founding work on international law as practised today. His epitaph (in Latin) ends 'Shun this tomb, ye who do not burn with love of knowledge and liberty.'


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugo “Hugo de Groot” Grotius (10 Apr 1583–28 Aug 1645), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10287, citing Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), Delft, Delft Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Find A Grave .