The New International Encyclopædia/Fitting, Hermann Heinrich

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FITTING, fĭt'ĭng, Hermann Heinrich (1831—). A German jurist. He was born at Mauchenheim, and studied at Würzburg, Heidelberg, and Erlangen. In 1857 he was appointed professor of Roman law at Basel, and in 1862 he was called in the same capacity to Halle. From 1864 to 1878 he was engaged in publishing the Archiv für die civilistische Praxis. He wrote Der Reichscivilprozess (7th ed. 1890) and Das Reichskonkursrecht und Konkursverfahren (2d ed. 1883).