The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Engelmann, Johannes

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ENGELMANN, Johannes, Russian jurist: b. Mitau, Courland, 7 July 1832. Educated at the University of Saint Petersburg he became professor of Russian law at Dorpat 1860, retaining the chair for 39 years, and delivering his lectures in Russian instead of German after 1887. These lectures covered a wide field and contributed greatly to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence in Russia. Among his works are ‘Die Verjahrung nach russischem Privatrecht’ (1867; in Russian, 1868); ‘Die Zwangsvollstreckung auswärtiger richterlicher Urteile in Russland’ (1884); and ‘Das Staatsrecht Russlands’ (1888).