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Puchta, Georg Friedrich
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(Aug 31, 1798, Cadolzburg – Jan 8, 1846, Berlin), Protestant jurisprudent. Puchta studied law at Erlangen, receiving his degree in 1820; after gaining his habilitation in Roman law in 1823, he became an associate professor. In 1825 he was appointed full professor at Munich; in 1835 he moved to Marburg and in 1837 to Leipzig. In 1842, when F.C. v. Savigny was appointed high chancellor, Puchta succeeded to his chair at Berlin, then the most prominent in Germany. In 1842 he was also …

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Link, Christoph, “Puchta, Georg Friedrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024741>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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