Pasquale de' Paoli is elected a general in Corsica

(29 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

Pasquale de' Paoli is elected a general in Corsica. He goes on to lead a revolt against their Genovese rulers, and writes a constitution for a new democratic republic.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.

Citation:
Editors. "Pasquale de' Paoli is elected a general in Corsica". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17678, accessed 29 August 2014.]