Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans
Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, (20 October 1700 – 19 January 1761) was the Duchess of Modena and Reggio by marriage. She was the third daughter of Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and of his wife, Françoise-...
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Gaston Calmette
Gaston Calmette (30 July 1858 in Montpellier, France – 16 March 1914, Paris, France) was a French journalist and newspaper editor.
He was educated at Nice, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand and Mâcon, an...
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Barbara (singer)
Monique Andrée Serf (June 9, 1930 – November 24, 1997), whose stage name was Barbara, was a French singer. She took her stage name from her Russian grandmother, Varvara Brodsky. Her song "L'Aigle noi...
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Louise Marie d'Orléans
Louise Marie d'Orléans (5 August 1726 – 14 May 1728) was a French princess by birth.
Louise Marie d'Orléans was born at the Palais-Royal to Louis d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans and his Duchess, ...
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Gabriel Thubières de Levy de Queylus
Gabriel Thubières de Levy de Queylus, S.S. (1612 – 20 May 1677), was a Sulpician priest from France, who was a significant leader in the development of New France. He was the founder and first s...
Picpus Cemetery
Picpus Cemetery (French: Cimetière de Picpus) is the largest private cemetery in Paris, France, located in the 12th arrondissement. It was created from land seized from the convent of the Chanoine...
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Louis XIII of France
Louis XIII (27 September 1601 – 14 May 1643) was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1610 to 1643 and King of Navarre (as Louis II) from 1610 to 1620, when the crown of ...
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Jean Mabillon
Dom Jean Mabillon, O.S.B., (23 November 1632 – 27 December 1707) was a French Benedictine monk and scholar, considered the founder of palaeography and diplomatics.
Mabillon was born in the town of...
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Marie-Madeleine d'Houet
The Venerable Mother Marie-Madeleine d'Houët, F.C.J. (1781–1858), was a French widow and single mother who, later in her life, was inspired by zeal for God and guided by Ignatian spirituality to...
André-Marie Ampère
André-Marie Ampère (/ˈæmpɪər/; [ɑ̃pɛʁ]; 20 January 1775 – 10 June 1836) was a French physicist and mathematician who was one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he refe...
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Joseph-Marie Vien
Joseph-Marie Vien (English name version Joseph-Mary Wien) (18 June 1716 – 27 March 1809), French painter, was born at Montpellier. He was the last holder of the post of Premier peintre du Roi, s...
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Gustave Doré
Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré (/dɔːˈreɪ/; [ɡystav dɔʁe]; 6 January 1832 – 23 January 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving.
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Louise Henriette de Bourbon
Louise Henriette de Bourbon (20 June 1726 – 9 February 1759), Mademoiselle de Conti at birth, was a French princess, who, by marriage, became Duchess of Chartres (1743–1752), then Duchess of Orléans (...
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Alexandre de Beauharnais
Alexandre François Marie de Beauharnais, Vicomte de Beauharnais (28 May 1760 – 23 July 1794) was a French political figure and general during the French Revolution. He was the first husband of Joséphi...
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