Johann Ulrich von Cramer

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Johann Ulrich von Cramer (8 November 1706 – 18 June 1772) was an eminent German judge, legal scholar, and Enlightenment philosopher.

Cramer was the most important representative of Wolffianism in the area of law; he was first a university professor at the University of Marburg and then one of the highest judges of the Holy Roman Empire, both in Vienna and Wetzlar.


  • Johann Ulrich v. Cramer: Opuscula, 5 vols., Wolfgang Drechsler (ed.) = Christian Wolff, Gesammelte Werke, IIIrd series, vol. 34, pts. 1-5, Hildesheim - Zürich - New York: Olms, 1996.
  • Sammlung juristischer Ausführungen einiger vertheidigten Rechts-Sachen, welche bey denen höchsten Reichs-Gerichtern durch den Druck bekandt gemacht worden. - Wetzlar, 1759. digital

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