“French Jurist” Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis Signed Document Dated 1806. This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (1 April 1746 – 25 August 1807) was a French. And politician in time of the. Was a diplomat and statesman. Portalis was born at. Family, and was educated by the. At their schools in. And then went to the. As a student, he published his first two works, Observations sur Émile on. Emile: Or, On Education. In 1763 and Des Préjugés in 1764. In 1765 he became a. And soon obtained so great a reputation that he was instructed by. Étienne François de Choiseul. In 1770 to draw up the decree authorizing the marriage of. From 1778 to 1781, Portalis was one of the four. Or administrators of Provence. In November 1793, after the. Had been proclaimed, he came to. And was thrown into prison for being the brother-in-law of. The leader of the. He was soon released to a. Where he remained until the fall of. On being released he practised as a lawyer in Paris, and, in 1795, he was elected by the capital to the. Becoming a leader of the moderate party opposed to the directory rule. As a leader of the moderates, he was targeted by the. Of 18 Fructidor, but, unlike General. He managed to escape to. And did not return until after. Established himself as the leader of the new. Bonaparte made him a. In 1800, and then charged him, with. Félix-Julien-Jean Bigot de Préameneu. To draw up the. Of this commission he was the most notable member, and many of the most important titles, notably those on marriage and. He gave a famous speech, “Discours préliminaire au projet de code civil” in which he presented the core principles of the civil code. (non-retroactivity), the notion of “ordre public” and the forbidding of the “arrêt de règlement” which was a characteristic production of the Ancien Régime’s judges and was contrary to the idea that only the law prevails. In 1801 he was placed in charge of the Department of Religion or Public Worship, and in that capacity had the chief share in drawing up the provisions of the. In 1803 he became a member of the. Minister of Public Worship. And in 1805 a. Chevalier Grand-Croix de la Légion d’honneur. He soon after became totally blind, and, after an operation, he died at Paris. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Wallis and Futuna, Gambia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Poland, Oman, Suriname, United Arab Emirates, Kenya, Argentina, Guinea-Bissau, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, Senegal, Togo, Ireland, Qatar, Burundi, Netherlands, Iraq, Slovakia, Slovenia, Equatorial Guinea, Thailand, Aruba, Sweden, Iceland, Macedonia, Belgium, Israel, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Benin, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Italy, Swaziland, Tanzania, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Panama, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Djibouti, Chile, China, Mali, Botswana, Republic of Croatia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Portugal, Malta, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Cayman Islands, Paraguay, Saint Helena, Cyprus, Seychelles, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Australia, Austria, Sri Lanka, Gabon Republic, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Norway, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Kiribati, Turkmenistan, Grenada, Greece, Haiti, Greenland, Yemen, Afghanistan, Montenegro, Mongolia, Nepal, Bahamas, Bahrain, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Angola, Western Samoa, France, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Denmark, Guatemala, Solomon Islands, Vatican City State, Sierra Leone, Nauru, Anguilla, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Cameroon, Guyana, Azerbaijan Republic, Macau, Georgia, Tonga, San Marino, Eritrea, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Morocco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Mauritania, Belize, Philippines, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Western Sahara, Colombia, Spain, Estonia, Bermuda, Montserrat, Zambia, South Korea, Vanuatu, Ecuador, Albania, Ethiopia, Monaco, Niger, Laos, Ghana, Cape Verde Islands, Moldova, Madagascar, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Lebanon, Liberia, Bolivia, Maldives, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Nigeria, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, Jordan, Guinea, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chad, Andorra, Romania, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Lithuania, Trinidad and Tobago, Malawi, Nicaragua, Finland, Tunisia, Luxembourg, Uganda, Brazil, Turkey, Tuvalu, Germany, Egypt, Latvia, Jamaica, Niue, South Africa, Brunei Darussalam, Honduras.