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Jean Joseph Thonissen (1817–1891)

Thonissen, Jean Joseph (tōn’is-sen). A Belgian jurist and political economist; born at Hasselt, Jan. 21, 1817; died on Aug. 17, 1891, at Louvain, where he was professor of jurisprudence. Among his writings are: ‘Socialism and its Promises’ (1850); ‘Socialism in the Past’ (1851); ‘Belgium in the Reign of Leopold I.’ (4 vols., 1855); ‘The Pretended Necessity of the Death Penalty’ (1864); ‘The Penal Laws of the Athenian Republic’ (1876).