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Vendémiaire

On September 21, 1792, the National Convention, the kingship in France abolish the republic and introduce a new "Republican calendar". The "Year I" began at the beginning of the fall on 22 September 1792, the month name was "Vendèmiaire" (wine month or month of wine). Each month was represented by artists, the month of wine by a lush beauty with grapes. The 366 days were given their own names for cereals, vegetables, flowers, minerals and fruits, the grapevine was one of them. Every tenth day was named after an agricultural tool, including press and barrel. Under Kaiser Napoleon (1769-1821) was introduced from 1 January 1806 again the Gregorian calendar. An old German name for the month of October was wine moon,

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