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Hugo de Groot

Also Known As: "Huig de Groot"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: August 28, 1645 (62)
Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Place of Burial: Delft, Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Hugo Cornets de Groot and Aeltgen Fransdr Borren van Overschie
Husband of Maria van Reigersberg
Father of Pieter de Groot; Cornelis Cornets de Groot; Diederik de Groot van Kraayenburg; Cornelia de Groot; Maria de Groot and 1 other
Brother of Franciscus de Groot; 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: George J. Homs
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About Hugo de Groot, alias "Hugo Grotius"

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
February 2, 1613
Age 29
The Hague, The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
March 28, 1615
Age 31
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
October 10, 1618
Age 35
Rotterdam, Government of Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
August 28, 1645
Age 62
Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
October 3, 1645
Age 62
Delft, Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands