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Hugo 'Hugo GROTIUS' de Groot

Also Known As: "Huig"
Birthplace: Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Hugo Cornets de Groot and Aeltgen Fransdr Borren van Overschie
Husband of Maria van Reigersberg
Father of Symon de Groot and Pieter de Groot
Brother of Willem de Groot and Adriana Jansdr de Groot

Occupation: worked as a jurist in the Dutch Republic and laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. He was also a philosopher, Christian apologist, playwright, and poet., Rechtsgeleerde
Managed by: Peter Louis Corbasson, III
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About Hugo 'Hugo GROTIUS' de Groot

See the profile of Hugo de Groot on Wikipedia here. Hugo laid the foundations for international law.

Hugo de Groot - Portrait by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1631

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April 10, 1583
Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Age 18
The Netherlands
July 2, 1608
Age 25
Veere, Veere, Zeeland, The Netherlands
March 28, 1615
Age 31
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
August 28, 1645
Age 62
Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany