France in the long nineteenth century
The History of France from 1789 to 1914 (the long 19th century) extends from the French Revolution to World War I and includes:
At the time of the French Revolution, France had expanded to nearly ...
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The vanished streets of Old Paris
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris. Atget saw himself as a documenta...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
Geography of France
2°00′E / 46.000°N 2.000°E / 46.000; 2.000France is a country in Western Europe. France borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. To the west is the Bay of Biscay, to t...
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Demographics of France
The demography of France is monitored by the Institut national d'études démographiques (INED) and the Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSEE). On 1 January 2013, 66,394,0...
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French language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family. It descended from the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire,...
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History of French
French is a Romance language (meaning that it is descended primarily from Vulgar Latin) that evolved out of the Gallo-Romance dialects spoken in northern France.The discussion of the history of a lang...
French Revolution
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, t...
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First French Empire
The First French Empire (French: Empire Français), also known as the Greater French Empire or Napoleonic Empire, was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in m...
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French Restoration
The Bourbon Restoration was the period of French history following the fall of Napoleon in 1814 until the July Revolution of 1830. The brothers of executed King Louis XVI reigned in highly co...
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July Monarchy
The Kingdom of France (French: Royaume de France), commonly known as the July Monarchy (French: Monarchie de Juillet), was a liberal constitutional monarchy in France under Louis Philippe I st...
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Second French Republic
The French Second Republic was the republican government of France between the 1848 Revolution and the 1851 coup by Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte which initiated the Second Empire. It officially adopted th...
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Second French Empire
The Second French Empire (French: Le Second empire français) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic, in France.
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French Third Republic
The French Third Republic (French: La Troisième République, sometimes written as La III République) governed France from 1870, when the Second French Empire collapsed, to 1940, when France's defea...
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Paris Commune
The Paris Commune was a revolutionary socialist government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871. Following the defeat of Emperor Napoleon III in September 1870, the French Second Empire swift...
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Economic history of France
This is a history of the economy of France. For more information on historical, cultural, demographic and sociological developments in France, see the chronological era articles in the template to th...
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French literature of the 19th century
19 th-century French literature concerns the developments in French literature during a dynamic period in French history that saw the rise of Democracy and the fitful end of Monarchy and Empire. The p...
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French art of the 19th century
19th-century French art was made in France or by French citizens during the following political regimes: Napoleon Bonaparte's Consulate (1799-1804) and Empire (1804-1814), the Restoration under Louis ...
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Île Sainte-Marguerite
The Île Sainte-Marguerite ([il sɛ̃t maʁɡəʁit]) is the largest of the Lérins Islands, about half a mile off shore from the French Riviera town of Cannes. The island is approximately 3 km in lengt...
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Lac de Cap-de-Long
Lac de Cap-de-Long is a lake in Hautes-Pyrénées, France. At an elevation of 2161 m, its surface area is 1.1 km².
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The vanished streets of Old Paris
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris. Atget saw himself as a documenta...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
Vaisseaux Bank
Vaisseaux Bank is an area of shallow water eight kilometres from the south coast of Grande-Terre, in the French Caribbean département of Guadeloupe, and is a significant hazard to shipping.
Butte-aux-Cailles
The Butte-aux-Cailles (a name that could be translated into "quail hill", although it originates from its former landowner Pierre Caille, who bought a vineyard here in 1543) is a hilltop neighbourhood...
Butte-aux-Cailles - Wikipedia
Séranvillers
Séranvillers is a former commune in the Nord department in northern France, merged in 1964 with Forenville to create Séranvillers-Forenville
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The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
Lac de Coumasse
Lac de Coumasse or Estany de la Comassa is a lake in Pyrénées-Orientales, Pyrénées, France. At an elevation of 2160 m, its surface area is 0.04 km².
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