Portrait of Georg Jellinek

Georg Jellinek

1851 – 1911

Georg Jellinek (1851-1911) was a German legal historian and theorist who wrote on human and civil rights, electoral law, and the rights of minorities in the late 19th century. His history of the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen shows the influence of the declarations of the individual colonies, such as Virginia, had on its formulation.

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