Bustamante, Antonio Sánchez de

Bustamante, Antonio Sánchez de

(äntō`nyō sän`chās də bo͞ostämän`tā), 1865–1951, Cuban authority on international law, author of the Bustamante Code. A delegate to the Paris Peace Conference (1919), he was later justice of the Hague Tribunal (Permanent Court of Arbitration). He was also president of the Pan-American Congress (1928), which ratified his monumental code of private international law, coordinating legislation applying to the international security of person and property.
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