The New International Encyclopædia/Endemann, Wilhelm

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ENDEMANN, ĕn'de-mȧn, Wilhelm (1825-99). A German jurist, born at Marburg, Hesse, and educated at Heidelberg. He was professor of law at Jena from 1862 to 1867, and assumed the same chair at Bonn in 1875. From 1871 to 1873 he was a member of the Reichstag. He became one of the greatest authorities on the commercial law of Germany. His works on jurisprudence include: Der Entwurf eines deutschen Handelsgesetzbuchs (1858); Das deutsche Handelsrecht (4th ed. 1887); Die Entwicklung des Beweisverfahrens im deutschen Civilprozess (1895).