lassa francis lawrence oppenheim
|born||march 30, 1858|windecken
, electorate of hesse
, german confederation
|died||october 19, 1919 (aged 61)|cambridge
, united kingdom
|citizenship||united kingdom of great britain and ireland from 1900 until death|
|employer||university of cambridge|
|known for||work in public international law|
|title||whewell professor of international law|
elizabeth alexander (m.
lassa francis lawrence oppenheim (march 30, 1858 – october 7, 1919) was a renowned german jurist. he is regarded by many as the father of the modern discipline of international law, especially the hard legal positivist school of thought. he inspired joseph raz and prosper weil.