Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
Made capital 1848
German:1. metonymic occupational name for a grower of poppies, from Middle High German mān ‘poppy’. 2. from a short form of the Germanic personal name Monrad, composed of the elements mun ‘spirit’, ‘thought’ + rat ‘counsel’. 3. variant of German Möhn ( see Moehn ).