Karl von Braun

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Grave in Würzburg

Karl Ludwig August Braun , later von Braun , (born March 26, 1832 in Bad Orb , † October 29, 1903 in Leipzig ) was a German judge.


Braun was born in Orb, then Bavaria, in 1832. After graduating from high school in Würzburg in 1850, he studied law and camera science at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich . In Würzburg he became a member of the Corps Moenania Würzburg in 1851 . He was sworn in to the sovereign Maximilian II Joseph (Bavaria) in 1854 . From 1860 he practiced as an accessist at the Court of Appeal for Lower Franconia and Aschaffenburg in Aschaffenburg. In 1862 he was promoted to substitute for the public prosecutor at the district court of Würzburg. In 1864 he became the second public prosecutor at the district court in Aichach. In April 1870 he became a councilor at the district court in Kronach. In 1874 he was appointed first public prosecutor in Memmingen. In 1879 he was transferred to the Würzburg district court . 1884 to the Higher Regional Court in Bamberg. On New Year's Day 1892 he came to the Reichsgericht . He was active in the 1st Criminal Senate. In a decision of the United Criminal Senate, he convinced with his opinion against the other rapporteurs. After three years of illness, died in office. He was buried in the main cemetery in Würzburg .



His father was later a court doctor in Kitzingen. The Catholic Braun, who was interested in botanical studies, married a daughter of Ludwig Rumpf , who taught mineralogy at the local university, while he was working as a substitute public prosecutor in Würzburg . The two had two daughters and a son.



Individual evidence

  1. ^ Official directory of the staff of teachers, civil servants and students at the royal Bavarian Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, academic year 1851/52, Munich 1852, p. 22 .
  2. Kösener corps lists 1910, 207 , 232