aug 26, 1789 - Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen: 26 Aug 1789
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen contains 17 articles adopted between Aug. 20-26, 1789 by France's National Assembly, served as the preamble to the Constitution of 1791. It is the basic character of human liberty, which contained the inspiration of the French Revolution.
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