Frensdorff, Ferdinand

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FRENSDORFF, FERDINAND

FRENSDORFF, FERDINAND (1833–1931), German legal historian. Born in Hanover, Frensdorff was professor of law at the University of Goettingen and became known as an authority on medieval German law. His numerous writings include Beitraege zur Geschichte und Erklaerung deutscher Rechtsbuecher (1888–94), Das statutarische Recht der deutschen Kaufleute in Novgorod (1886), and Das Wiedererstehen des deutschen Rechts (1908).

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