The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Fitting, Heinrich Hermann

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FITTING, fit'ĭng, Heinrich Hermann, German jurist: b. Manchenheim 1831. He received his education at Würzburg, Heidelberg and Erlangen and in 1857 became professor of Roman law at the University of Basel. Five years later he removed to Halle in a similar capacity. He retired in 1902. He published the Archiv für die civilistische Praxis from 1864 to 1878 and is the author of ‘Der Reichscivilprozess’ (7th ed., 1890); ‘Das Reichsconcursrecht und Koncursverfahren’ (latest ed., 1904); ‘Die Anfänge der Rechtsschule zu Bologna’ (1888).