Paul Kruger (20 March 1840 – 11 May 1926) would be a German jurist.

He was created in Berlin, where he studied jurisprudence (1858-60). In 1863 he started to lecture on Roman law in the College of Berlin. In 1870 he grew to become an affiliate professor of law in the College of Marburg, where he achieved a complete professorship during the year after. Later on, he offered like a professor in the universities of Innsbruck (from 1872), Konigsberg (from 1874 rector 1883/84) and Bonn (from 1888).

Also, he printed a vital edition from the Codex Justinianus (1877).