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In parallel, the British began to occupy the Ionian Islands and reached Corfu in 1815, which they took under their domination. The period of English rule was a prosper period for Corfu because the Greek language became official, new roads were built, the water supply system was improved and the first Greek University was founded in 1824. Although Corfu was never under the control of the Turks, its inhabitants helped financially the rest of Greece during the Greek Revolution. In the 21st of May, 1864, the Ionian Islands were donated from the British to the new King of Greece.

In the 20th century, Corfu took part in the two World Wars and suffered great damages. In fact, the Ionian Academy, the Public Library and the Municipal Theatre were burnt and totally destroyed by German bombing in 1943 but they were then restored.

He was moved to the Bureau of Topography of the Committee of Public Safety and sought unsuccessfully to be transferred to Constantinople in order to offer his services to the Sultan . [41] During this period, he wrote the romantic novella Clisson et Eugénie , about a soldier and his lover, in a clear parallel to Bonaparte's own relationship with Désirée. [42] On 15 September, Bonaparte was removed from the list of generals in regular service for his refusal to serve in the Vendée campaign. He faced a difficult financial situation and reduced career prospects. [43]

Louisiana is different than the rest of the United States because of Napoleon Bonaparte and our French tradition. Louisiana law is different because in 1821 it was a very forward-thinking system of justice. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that laws based on the Code Napoleon are outdated. When given a chance to form a system of laws, many new governments have decided to base their system on the very same Napoleonic Code that Louisiana adopted. That was the case with Quebec, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and many Latin American countries.

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