Aegidius Gelenius (1595–1656) was one of the most respected Cologne historians of his time. He had also at his disposal some Roman age sources that are not in existence today.
Alberico Gentili (Lat. Albericus Gentilis) (January 14, 1552 – June 19, 1608) was an Italian jurist. He left Italy due to his Protestant faith, travelled in Central Europe, and emigrated to England. In 1580 he became regius professor of civil law at the University of Oxford. He was one of the first writers on public international law.
Ana María Baiardi Quesnel (born 17 July 1965) is a Paraguayan diplomat and politician.
Angelo Rocca (Rocca, near Ancone, 1545 – Rome, 8 April 1620) founder of the Angelica Library at Rome, afterwards accessible from 1604 as a public library.
Bartolus de Saxoferrato (Italian: Bartolo da Sassoferrato) (1313 – 13 July 1357) was an Italian law professor and one of the most prominent continental jurists of Medieval Roman Law. He belonged to the school known as the commentators or postglossators. The admiration of later generations of civil lawyers is shown by the adage nemo bonus íurista nisi bartolista — no one is a good jurist unless he is a Bartolist (i.e. a follower of Bartolus).
Bereket Habte Selassie is a leading scholar on African law and government. He is William E. Leuchtenburg Professor of African and Afro-American Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he also instructs at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Dr. Selassie is an activist for reform in Eritrea and a supporter of pan-Africanism.
Bernardino of Fossa (b. at Fossa, in the Diocese of Aquila, Italy, in 1420; d. at Aquila, 27 November 1503) was an Italian Franciscan historian and ascetical writer.
Bernardino Spada (April 21, 1594 – November 10, 1661) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a great patron of the arts whose collection is housed in the Palazzo Spada in Rome.
Carlo Bonelli dei marchesi di Cassano (1612 – 27 August 1676) was an Italian lawyer, diplomat and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Cesare Borgia (13 September 1475 or April 1476 – 12 March 1507), Duke of Valentinois, was an Italian condottiero, nobleman, politician, and cardinal. He was the son of Pope Alexander VI of Spain and his long-term mistress Vannozza dei Cattanei. He was the brother of Lucrezia Borgia; Giovanni Borgia (Juan), Duke of Gandia; and Gioffre Borgia (Jofré in Valencian), Prince of Squillace. He was half-brother to Don Pedro Luis de Borja (1460–1488) and Girolama de Borja, children of unknown mothers.
Fabrizio Spada (Rome, 17 March 1643 - Rome, 15 June 1717) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, and served as Secretary of State under Pope Innocent XII.
Saint James of the Marches (1391 – November 28, 1476) (Italian: , Spanish: ) was an Italian Franciscan Friar Minor, preacher and writer.
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