Louis-Joseph Faure

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Louis-Joseph Faure (5 March 1760 – 12 June 1837) was a French jurist and politician who was one of the four authors of the Napoleonic Code.

He was born in Le Havre and became a judge in Paris in 1791. Later he was a deputy prosecutor of the Seine, and then a member of the Council of Five Hundred and later the Tribunat. He became a member of the Conseil d'État in 1807. He submitted a report on the Code de procédure in 1806 and one on the Code pénal in 1810.


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