Napoleonic Code 1804
Also called Code Napoleon or Civil Code, the
Napoleonic Code is a private law that was composed under
Napoleon I Bonaparte.
Almost everyone applauded, except all
women folk, who still didn't get the right to vote and remained
dependent in the eye of the law.
With modifications, the code is still in
effect in France and regulates the private lives of French citizens.
The Napoleonic Code had a big influence
on the law making of many other countries.
NAPOLEON THE LAWMAKER
Painting by Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse