Johann Kaspar Bluntschli

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Johann Kaspar Bluntschli
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bluntschli, Johann Kaspar


Born 1808; died 1881. Swiss jurist. Specialist on state and international law as well as the history of law. Bluntschli was a representative of the organic school of law. His major work is Modern International Law of Civilized Nations (1868; Russian translation, 1876).

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