Georg Friedrich von Martens

Georg Friedrich von Martens. Georg Friedrich von Martens (22 February 1756 in Hamburg, Germany – 21 February 1821 in Frankfurt, Germany) was a German jurist and diplomat. Educated at the universities of Göttingen, Regensburg and Vienna, he became professor of jurisprudence at Göttingen in 1783 and was ennobled in 1789. He was made a counsellor of state by the King of Westphalia in 1808, and in 1810 was president of the financial section of the council of state of the kingdom of Westphalia. In 1814 he was appointed privy cabinet-councillor (''Geheimer Kabinettsrat'') by the king of Hanover, and in 1816 went as representative of the king to the diet of the new German Confederation at Frankfort. Provided by Wikipedia