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.
"Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his ""mediation""."
South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near the corner of a mountain, from German ab- ‘off’ + Egg, dialect form of Eck(e) ‘promontory’, ‘corner’.