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Luigi Ferrari Bravo

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Luigi Ferrari Bravo (5 August 1933 – 7 February 2016)[1] was an Italian professor and legal expert who served as judge for the International Court of Justice in the 1990s.



Born in Naples in 1933, Ferrari Bravo graduated in Law from the University of Naples in 1956, subsequently taking a post there as assistant professor of international law.[2] He took on a professorship at the University of Bari before returning to Naples, eventually becoming Dean of the Department of Political Science.[2]

He moved on to become professor of International Law at the University of Rome in the mid-1970s and served as legal adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs in Italy.[3][4]

He served as a judge on the International Court of Justice from 1995 to 1997.[5]

Eisenhower Fellowships selected Luigi Ferrari Bravo in 1969 to represent Italy.


  1. ^ "Necrologio Ferrari Bravo Luigi Roma, 8 febbraio 2016". repubblica.it (in Italian). La Repubblica. 2016-02-08. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  2. ^ a b "Curricula vitae of candidates nominated by national groups Archived 2012-10-21 at the Wayback Machine", United Nations, retrieved 2011-07-30
  3. ^ La Pergola, Antonio (1994) The Relationship between International and Domestic Law: Proceedings of the Unidem Seminar Organised in Warsaw on 19 to 21 May 1993, ISBN 978-92-871-2437-1, p. 79
  4. ^ Molinaro, Enrico (2009) Holy Places of Jerusalem in Middle East Peace Agreements: The Conflict Between Global and State Identities, Sussex Academic Press, ISBN 978-1-84519-404-8, p. 202
  5. ^ "51/308. Election of five members of the International Court of Justice", United Nations General Assembly, 1996, retrieved 2011-07-30
Legal offices
Preceded by Judge of International Court of Justice
Succeeded by