Knowledge Identifier: +Geoffroi_Jacques_Flach
Born in 1846.
Countries: France (67%), Europe (33%)
Main connection: Renaissance
Linked to: Franco-Prussian War
G.J. Flach studied classics and law at Strasbourg, and in 1869 took his degree of doctor of law
In 1879 he became assistant to the jurist Édouard René de Laboulaye at the Collège de France, and succeeded him in 1884 in the chair of comparative legislation
In 1904 appeared the third volume, "La Renaissance de l'État", in which the author describes the efforts of the Direct Capetian kings to reconstruct the power of the Frankish kings over the whole of Gaul; and goes on to show how the clergy, the heirs of the imperial tradition, encouraged this ambition; how the great lords of the kingdom , whether as allies or foes, pursued the same end; and how, before the close of the 12th century, the Capetian kings were in possession of the organs and the means of action which were to render them so powerful and bring about the early downfall o