With regard to family, the Code established the supremacy of the man over the wife and children, which was the general legal situation in Europe at the time. A woman was given fewer rights than a minor. Divorce by mutual consent was abolished in 1804
World History: The Napoleonic Code The Napoleonic Code is the French civil code established under Napoleon I in 1804. The code forbade privileges based on birth, allowed freedom of religion, and specified that government jobs should go to the most qualified. The Code, with its stress on clearly written and accessible law, was a major step in replacing the previous patchwork of feudal laws. The Napoleonic Code was the first modern legal code to be adopted with a pan-European scope, and it…
The Napoleonic Code or the the French civil code. It was created by Napoleon 1804 that did not allow people to have privileges based on birth but allowed religious freedom and for all children to inherit property.
Napoleon Bonaparte, military general and first emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769, in Ajaccio, Corsica. One of the most celebrated leaders in the history of the West, he revolutionized military organization and training, sponsored Napoleonic Code, reorganized education and established the long-lived Concordat with the papacy. He died on May 5, 1821, on St. Helena Island.
Napoleon arranged a coup d’etat which brought him to power in 1799. Five years after that he crowned himself as Emperor of France. He led successful military campaigns in Italy and Egypt that bolstered his reputation. His Napoleonic Code is still being used as a basis for law in many countries. Date: 1802. Painter: Antoine-Jean Gros.
My Husbands friends are my friends as well, like he says in that stupid napoleonic code whatever belongs to the spouse is that of a husband blah blah and vice versa, so his finds are my friends too. (paragraph pin)