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1798/1800, Mar 181872, Oct 2
a German-American jurist, gymnast and political philosopher. He edited an Encyclopaedia Americana. He was the author of the Lieber Code during the American Civil War, also known as Code for the Government of Armies in the Field (1863). The Lieber Code is considered the first document to comprehensively outline rules regulating the conduct of war, and laid the foundation for the Geneva Conventions.
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07/23/1827-America’s first swimming school opened by Francis Lieber in Boston, MA
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