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Johann of Schwarzenberg

German judge and poet

Died when: 64 years 301 days (777 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn


Johann of Schwarzenberg

Johann of Schwarzenberg (December 25, 1463 – October 21, 1528) (also Johann, Freiherr von Schwarzenberg and Hohenlandsberg) was a German moralist and reformer who, as judge of the episcopal court at Bamberg, introduced a new code of evidence which amended the procedure then prevalent in Europe by securing for the accused a more impartial hearing.

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