EHL 3 (Codification)

History Period

Modern Age

1648 - 1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

End of WWI

Post-Modern Age

1919 - 1960

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Contemporary

1960 - 2017

Literature

Enlightment

1750 - 1815

Codification

Approx. 1815 - Approx. 1900

Codification

Bavaria

1756

Prussia

1794

Based on Roman and Natural law
Too detailed (over 19000 articles)
Failed

French Civil Code

1804

Based on Roman, customary and Natural law and revolutionists' thoughts
After the French Revolution
5 codes: civil procedure, civil code, commercial code, criminal code, crimminial procedure code
by Napoléon
Still in force (modifications)

Austrian Civil Code

1811

Based on Roman law (suiting their society!)
Influenced by French Code
Still in force

Burgerlijks Wetboek

1838

Not in force anymore -> New BW

German BGB

1900

Still in force

Hitler's interpretation of BGB

1933 - 1945

He changed the interpretation of the BGB to make it fit the nazi regime

New BW

1992

Still in force

Events

Adaptation of the CC into K of Netherlands

1809

Kingdom of the Netherlands

1815

Treaty of Vienna

1815

Kingdom of Belgium

1830

Harmonisation

1960 - 2017