Hugo Grotius

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Dutch jurist and scholar

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According to Wikipedia, Hugo Grotius , also known as Huig de Groot and Hugo de Groot , was a Dutch humanist, diplomat, lawyer, theologian, jurist, poet and playwright. A teenage intellectual prodigy, he was born in Delft and studied at Leiden University. He was imprisoned in Loevestein Castle for his involvement in the intra-Calvinist disputes of the Dutch Republic, but escaped hidden in a chest of books that was transported to Gorinchem. Grotius wrote most of his major works in exile in France.

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Hugo Grotius is most known for their academic work in the field of law. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of history, religious studies, philosophy, and literature.

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