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Hans-Peter Kaul
2nd Vice-President of the International Criminal Court
In office
2009–2012
Preceded by René Blattmann
Succeeded by Cuno Tarfusser
Judge of the International Criminal Court
In office
11 March 2003 – 11 March 2014
Personal details
Born (1943-07-25)25 July 1943
Glashütte, Germany
Died 21 July 2014(2014-07-21) (aged 70)
Nationality German
Alma mater Heidelberg University
Profession Lawyer

Hans-Peter Kaul (25 July 1943 – 21 July 2014) was a German international law scholar and former diplomat and international judge.

From 11 March 2003 until 1 July 2014, he served as Judge at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

At the ICC, Judge Kaul was President of the Pre-Trial Division from 2004 until March 2009 and again in 2014. He was also the Court's Vice-President from 2009 to 2012.

In 2014, he resigned from the ICC for health reasons but his condition became worse. Kaul died on 22 July 2014, aged 70.

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