Breton nationalism
Breton nationalism is the nationalism of the traditional province of Brittany in France. Brittany is considered to be one of the six Celtic nations (along with Cornwall, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scot...
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History of Breton nationalism
The history of Breton nationalism as an organised set of political and cultural movements started during the latter half of the nineteenth century.The name Breton movement, or Emsav in Breton (pronoun...
Bleun-Brug
Bleun-Brug (Flower of the heather) is a Catholic association oriented towards Breton nationalism.
The group was created in 1905 by abbé Jean-Marie Perrot, with a name devised at the 1905 conferenc...
Pontcallec Conspiracy
The Pontcallec conspiracy was a rebellion that arose from an anti-tax movement in Brittany between 1718 and 1720. This was at the beginning of the Régence (Regency), when France was controlled by Phil...
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Seiz Breur
Seiz Breur was an artistic movement founded in 1923 in Brittany. Although it adopted the symbolic name seiz breur, meaning seven brothers in the Breton language, this did not refer to the number of me...
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Breton National Committee
The Breton National Committee (Comité national breton, or CNB) was a Breton nationalist body founded on July 3, 1940 at the so-called "Congress of Pontivy", headed by François Debeauvais and Olier Mor...
Adsav
Adsav (Revival) is a Breton nationalist secessionist party active in Britanny, which claims to be neither right-wing or left-wing, although its roots are on the right and it is widely considered to be...
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Pêr Denez
Pierre Denis, known also as Pêr Denez (3 February 1921 – 30 July 2011), was a French linguist, lexicographer, scholar and writer.Denis was born in Rennes. Thanks to his contributions in the form of n...
Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier (1488)
The Battle of Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier took place on July 28, 1488, between the forces of king Charles VIII of France, and those of Francis II, Duke of Brittany and his allies. The defeat of the latter ...
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Breton Liberation Front
The Breton Liberation Front (Breton: Talbenn Dieubiñ Breizh, French: Front de Libération de la Bretagne or FLB) is a militant group founded in 1963 to promote the "liberation of Brittany from ...
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Radio Rennes Bretagne
Radio Rennes Bretagne (in Breton: Radio Roazhon-Breizh) was a radio station based in Rennes, and the first station to have regular Breton language programming. However, it was not powerful enough to b...
Meavenn
Meavenn (1911–1992) was the pen name of Francine Rozec, also known as Fant Rozec, a Breton language poet, novelist and playwright linked to Breton nationalism.
She was born in Saint Marc, then a v...
Feiz ha Breiz
Feiz ha Breiz (Faith and Brittany) is the principal weekly journal in the Breton language. It originally appeared from 1865 to 1884, then was revived from 1899 to 1944, and then again from 1945 onward...
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Youenn Drezen
Youenn Drezen (14 September 1899 – 17 February 1972) is the Breton language name of Yves Le Drézen, a Breton nationalist writer and activist. He is also known as Corentin Cariou and Tin Gariou.<...
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Jeanne Coroller-Danio
Jeanne Coroller-Danio (25 May 1892, Mordelles – 13 July 1944, Penguily) was a Breton nationalist and writer. She is also known as Jeanne Coroller (her maiden name) and Jeanne Chassin du Guerny (her ma...
Breton nationalism and World War II
Before and during World War II, the Breton nationalist movements were associated, as a whole, with anti-French and even pro-Nazi positions. The extent of and motivation for these affiliations has been...
Glenmor
Glenmor was the stage name of Emile Le Scanf (1931–1996), a Breton protest singer who sought to preserve the Breton language and adapt local traditions of folk singing to the radical culture of the 19...
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Breton Social-National Workers' Movement
The Breton Social-National Workers' Movement (French: Mouvement Ouvrier Social-National Breton) was a nationalist, separatist, and Fascist movement founded in 1941 by Théophile Jeusset. It emerged...
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Camp Conlie
Camp Conlie was one of eleven military camps established by the Republican Government of National Defense under Léon Gambetta during the Franco-Prussian war. It became notable because of events which ...
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James Bouillé
James Bouillé (February 14, 1894 – June 22, 1945) was a French architect based in Brittany.
Bouillé was born in Guingamp (Côtes-d'Armor) He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, until he w...
Bro Gozh ma Zadoù
Bro Gozh ma Zadoù (Breton: Old Land of My Fathers) is the anthem of Brittany, sometimes presented as the "national anthem" although it has no official status. It is sung to the same tune as that o...
Breton Communist Party
Breton Communist Party (in French: Parti communiste Breton) was a separatist and communist (Maoist-Guevarist) political party in Brittany, France. The group was founded in 1971, and had the historian ...
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Emgann
Emgann is a left wing Breton nationalist movement in Brittany, France. Founded in 1982, it soon became one of the principal groups agitating for Breton independence. They describe themselves as a "Lef...
Breiz Atao
Breiz Atao (also Breizh Atao) (in Breton Brittany For Ever), was a Breton nationalist journal in the mid-twentieth century. It was written in French, and has always been considered as a French nation...
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Abeozen
François Eliès, born Fañch Eliès and better known by the pseudonym Abeozen, (1896 Saint-Sauveur, Finistère - 1963 La Baule) was a Breton nationalist, novelist and dramatist who wrote in the Breton lan...
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