The New International Encyclopædia/Engelmann, Johannes
ENGELMANN, ĕng'el-män, Johannes (1832—). A Russian jurist. He was born at Mitau, Courland, was educated at the University of Saint Petersburg, and was professor of Russian law at Dorpat from 1860 to 1899. After 1887 his lectures, which had previously been given in German, were delivered in the Russian language. These lectures, delivered during a period of nearly forty years, covered a wide field and contributed greatly to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence in Russia. His works include Die Verjahrung nach russischem Privatrecht (1867; in Russian, 1868); Die Zwangsvollstreckung auswärtiger richterlicher Urteile in Russland (1884; also translated into French and Russian).