Timurid relations with Europe
Timurid relations with Europe developed in the early 15th century, as the Mongol ruler Timur (Tamerlane) and European monarchs attempted to operate a rapprochement against the expansionist Ottoman Emp...
Timurid relations with Europe - Wikipedia
Triple Intervention
The Tripartite Intervention or Triple Intervention (三国干渉, Sangoku Kanshō) was a diplomatic intervention by Russia, Germany, and France on 23 April 1895 over the terms of the Treaty of Shimonos...
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Saint Kitts
The Saint Kitts, also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island (Saint-Christophe in French), is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the east...
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1957 Paris summit
The 1957 Paris summit was the first NATO summit bringing the leaders of member nations together at the same time. The formal sessions and informal meetings in Paris, France took place on December 16–...
Yugoslav wars
The Yugoslav Wars were ethnic conflicts fought from 1991 to 2001 on the territory of former Yugoslavia. The wars accompanied the breakup of the country, where its constituent republics declared indepe...
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Franco-Mongol alliance
Several attempts at a Franco-Mongol alliance against the Islamic caliphates, their common enemy, were made by various leaders among the Frankish Crusaders and the Mongol Empire in the 1200s. Such an a...
Franco-Mongol alliance - Wikipedia
Paul Barril
Paul Barril (13 April 1946 in Vinay, Isère) is a former officer of the French Gendarmerie Nationale. He authored several books about his military career, touching sensitive political subjects of the M...
Mongol raids into Palestine
Mongol raids into Palestine took place towards the end of the Crusades, as a follow-up to the temporarily successful Mongol invasions of Syria, primarily in 1260 and 1300. Following each of these inva...
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French Algeria
French Algeria (French: Alger to 1839, then Algérie afterward; unofficially Algérie française, Arabic: الجزائر الفرنسية‎ Al-Jaza'ir Al-Fransiyah) lasted from 1830 to 1962, under a variet...
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37th G8 summit
The 37th G8 summit was held on May 26–27, 2011, in Deauville, France.Previous G8 summits have been hosted by France in locations which include Rambouillet (1975); Versailles (1982); Grande Arche, Pari...
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Field of the Cloth of Gold
The Field of the Cloth of Gold (French: Camp du Drap d'Or) was a site in Balinghem – between Ardres in France and Guînes in the then-English Pale of Calais – that h...
Field of the Cloth of Gold - Wikipedia
Prince étranger
Prince étranger (English: foreign prince) was a high, though somewhat ambiguous, rank at the French royal court of the ancien régime.
In medieval Europe, a nobleman bore the title of prince as an ...
Coromandel Coast
The Coromandel Coast is the southeastern coast region of the Indian Subcontinent, between the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal of the Indian Ocean. The coastline runs between False Divi Point in th...
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Illinois
Illinois (/ˌɪlɨˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the enti...
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Louisiana
Louisiana (/luːˌiːziˈænə/ or /ˌluːziˈænə/; French: État de Louisiane, [lwizjan]; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana is...
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Fall of Ruad
The Fall of Ruad in 1302–3 was one of the culminating events of the Crusades in the Eastern Mediterranean. When the garrison on the tiny Isle of Ruad fell, it marked the loss of the last Crusader outp...
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Rwandan Genocide
The Rwandan Genocide was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi and moderate Hutu in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority. During the approximate 100-day period from April 7, 1994, to mid-July, an esti...
Rwandan Genocide - Wikipedia
Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior
The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior, codenamed Opération Satanique, was an operation by the "action" branch of the French foreign intelligence services, the Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure...
Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior - Wikipedia
Saar statute
The Saar Statute was a Franco-German agreement signed in 1956 which resulted from lengthy diplomatic negotiations between France and Germany. It helped to pave the way for a more modern Europe followi...