Herbert Petzold - ECHR
Born on 17 May 1935, Germany
- Studies in law at the Universities of Göttingen, Berlin and Paris
- Doctor of Law at the University of Göttingen
- Trainee lawyer with various German Courts, 1960 and from 1962 to 1966
- Entered the service of the Council of Europe, 1967
- Deputy Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights, 1975-1994
- Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights, 1994-1998.