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The Napoleonic Code and Civil Code

On this day in 1804, the Napoleonic Code is brought into force in France and her possessions. It was the first consistent set of codes…

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The Failure of the Bloody French Revolution

On this day in 1793, Louis XVI, the last king of France (1774–92) in the line of Bourbon monarchs preceding the French Revolution of 1789,…

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The Submarine From 1800 to the Nautilus and Beyond . . .

On this day in 1958, the U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus navigates the first undersea voyage to the geographic North Pole. The world’s original nuclear submarine,…

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The Beginning of Progressive Law in Europe and the World

On this day in 1804, the Napoleonic Code is brought into force in France and her possessions. It was the first consistent set of codes…

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