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List of notable or famous judges from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top judges born in Germany and even some popular judges who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German judges then this list is the perfect resource for you. These judges are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known judge from Germany is included when available.

Franz Schlegelberger and Roland Freisler are included in this list.

This historic judges from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German judges of note?" and "Who are the most famous judges from Germany?" These prominent judges of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German judges.

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Albert Mosse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Judges from Germany
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Isaac Albert Moss was a German judge and legal scholar. Mosse's importance lies in his work on Japan's Meiji Constitution and his continuation of Litthauer's Comments on the German Commercial Code. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1846-1925)

Birthplace: Grodzisk Wielkopolski, Poland

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Albin Eser


Prof. Dr. Albin Eser is a German jurist and a former ad litem judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He studied law at the universities of Würzburg, Tübingen and the Free University of Berlin between 1954 and 1958. He served as a judge in German courts from 1971, and was director of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg from 1991 to 1994, and Chairman of the Humanities and Social Sciences Section of the Max Planck Society from 1994 to 1997. He was co-initiator of the Committee of Experts preparing the Draft Statute for an International Criminal Court in 1995 and 1996, and was a member of the German delegation to the ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Leidersbach, Germany

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Alfred Fischer


Alfred Fischer was a German judge. He served on the Federal Administrative Court from 1966 until 1987. Most recently he was chairman of the 2nd Senate. He was a commentator for staff representation rights. In the early 1990s he worked as a trust officer in the Treuhandanstalt. ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1919-2004)

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Aloys Basselet von La Rosée


Johann Kaspar Aloys Reichsgraf Basselet von La Rosée was a Bavarian official and judge as well as a member of the Illuminati. He was a son of Lieutenant Field Marshal Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée and grandson of the Bavarian State Chancellor Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl. Aloys was a jurist and became electoral Bavarian chamberlain and court councilor. Later he was appointed president of the High Court of Appellation in Munich. In 1772, he became an honorary member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He owned the villages of Feldafing including Rose Island, Possenhofen and Pöcking near Lake Starnberg. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1747-1826)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany