b. Budapest (Hungary), Dec. 15, 1864, d. Graz (Styria), Sept. 29, 1935, legal scholar, professor at the Universities of Vienna and Graz. Influenced the Austrian legal system with his system of civil law; his "Appraisals" had a defining influence on partial amendments to the Austrian code of civil law.
Publications#Gutachten ueber den Entwurf eines Nachtragsgesetzes zum ABGB, 1908; System des oe. allg. Privatrechts, 2 vols., 51913-1917, 61920-1925.