Fyodor Martens, the man who reconciled half the world

02 September 2020

In 19th century, there was a man whom any State could trust. He was a prominent international lawyer developing laws of war, the most sought-after arbitrator of disputes among States and an outstanding diplomat trying to reconcile the world. His name was Fyodor (Friedrich) Martens, and this is a story of his tireless efforts to establish rule of law and bring peace to people.