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Johann Gottlieb Heineccius


1681 - 1741


Historical Period:
The Early Modern Period

Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (1681–1741) studied theology at Leipzig and later law at the newly founded (1694) University at Halle, where he became a pupil of Christian Thomasius. He became known for his textbooks on Roman Law and for his lectures on natural law.


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