Washington 23

23 lawgivers (8)
A selection of 8 of the 23 great lawgivers, aka Washington 23, shown in the House Chamber of the US House of Representatives selected (1950) as being noted for their work in establishing the principles that underlie American law. [1]
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Overview
In 1950, 23 great lawgivers were chosen, by scholars from the University of Pennsylvania and the Columbia Historical Society of Washington, DC, in consultation with authoritative staff members of the Library of Congress, the selection being approved by a special committee of five Members of the House of Representatives and the Architect of the Capitol, as being noted for their work in establishing the principles that underlie American law, as listed below, in alphabetical order: [1]

1. Alfonso X
2. Edward I
3. Gaius
4. George Mason
5. Gregory IX
6. Hammurabi
7. Hugo Grotius / (IQ:185|#87) (Cattell 1000:125) [RGM:255|1,330+] (CR:14)
8. Innocent III
9. Jean Colbert
10. Justinian I
11. Lycurgus | (Cattell 1000:437)
12. Maimonides / (IQ:170|#399) [RGM:398|1,320+]
13. Moses (see: Moses never existed)
14. Napoleon I
15. Papinian
16. Robert Pothier
17. Saint Louis
18. Simon de Montfort
19. William Blackstone
20. Solon / (Cattell 1000:391) [RMS:2]
21. Suleiman
22. Thomas Jefferson / (IQ:190|#40) (Cattell 1000:79) [RGM:29|1,245+] (HD:17) (CR:219)
23. Tribonian

Each lawgiver is depicted in bas-relief over the gallery doors of the House Chamber of the US House of Representatives.

References
1. (a) About (23 great lawgivers) – AOC.gov.
(b) Photos (23 great lawgivers) – AOC.gov.

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