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France (30,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

France (French: [fʁɑ̃s] (listen)), officially the French Republic (French: République française, pronounced [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛːz] (listen)), is a country
French Revolution (25,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its
French language (10,484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French (North African French) Aostan French Belgian French Cambodian French Cajun French Canadian French Guianese French Haitian French Indian French
French and Indian War (8,323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, each side supported by military units from the
French Guiana (5,621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Guiana (/ɡiˈɑːnə/ or /ɡiˈænə/; French: Guyane [ɡɥijan]) is an overseas department and region of France on the northern, Atlantic coast of South
Vichy France (24,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
167°N 3.400°E / 46.167; 3.400 Vichy France (French: Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe
Franco-Prussian War (11,507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the War of 1870, was a conflict between the Second French Empire (and later, the Third French Republic) and the German states of the North German Confederation
French Polynesia (5,067 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Polynesia (/ˈfrɛntʃ pɒlɪˈniːʒə/ (listen); French: Polynésie française [pɔlinezi fʁɑ̃sɛːz]; Tahitian: Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity
French fries (5,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French fries, or simply fries (North American English), chips (British and Commonwealth English), finger chips (Indian English), or french-fried potatoes
Regions of France (1,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France is divided into 18 administrative regions (French: régions, singular région [ʁeʒjɔ̃]), of which 13 are located in metropolitan France (i.e. on the
List of French monarchs (2,784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
establishment of the Kingdom of the Franks in 486 until the fall of the Second French Empire in 1870, with several interruptions. Sometimes included as 'Kings
Kingdom of France (5,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kingdom of France (French: Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe. It was among the most powerful states in
French cuisine (7,770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French cuisine consists of the cooking traditions and practices from France. French cuisine developed throughout the centuries influenced by the many
French colonial empire (12,718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies, protectorates and mandate territories that came under French rule from the 16th century onward
First French Empire (4,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The First French Empire, officially the French Empire (French: Empire Français; Latin: Imperium Francicum),Note 1 was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte
Departments of France (2,696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (French: département, pronounced [depaʁt(ə)mɑ̃]) is one of the three levels of government below
Marion Cotillard (9,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marion Cotillard (French: [maʁjɔ̃ kɔtijaʁ] (listen); born 30 September 1975) is a French actress, singer-songwriter, musician, and environmentalist. She
French Open (3,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Open (French: Championnats Internationaux de France de Tennis), officially Roland-Garros (French: [ʁɔlɑ̃ ɡaʁos]), is a major tennis tournament
Reign of Terror (4,616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Reign of Terror, or The Terror (French: la Terreur), refers to a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established in which
French Third Republic (17,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Third Republic (French: La Troisième République, sometimes written as La IIIe République) was the system of government adopted in France from
President of France (4,187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France, officially the President of the French Republic (French: président de la République française, French pronunciation: ​[pʁezidɑ̃ də la ʁepyblik
New France (12,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New France (French: Nouvelle-France), also sometimes known as the French North American Empire or Royal New France, was the area colonized by France in
French Revolutionary Wars (7,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution. They
French Navy (4,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Navy (French: Marine Nationale, lit. National Navy), informally "La Royale", is the maritime arm of the French Armed Forces. Dating back to
Overseas France (1,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France (French: France d'outre-mer) consists of all the French-administered territories outside the European continent, mostly relics of the French colonial
Louis Philippe I (5,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Philippe I (6 October 1773 – 26 August 1850) was King of the French from 1830 to 1848. As Duke of Chartres he distinguished himself commanding troops
French Foreign Legion (14,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Foreign Legion (FFL; French: Légion étrangère, French pronunciation: ​[leʒjɔ̃ etʁɑ̃ʒɛʁ], L.É.) is a military service branch of the French Army
First Indochina War (13,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anti-French Resistance War in Vietnam) began in French Indochina on December 19, 1946, and lasted until July 20, 1954. Fighting between French forces
French Montana (7,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Karim Kharbouch (born November 9, 1984), better known by his stage name French Montana, is a Moroccan-American rapper. Born and raised in Morocco, he immigrated
Marquis de Sade (7,012 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François, Marquis de Sade (French: [dɔnasjɛ̃ alfɔ̃z fʁɑ̃swa, maʁki də sad]; 2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician
Communes of France (6,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The commune (French pronunciation: ​[kɔmyn]) is a level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are analogous to civil townships
Flag of France (3,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The flag of France (French: Drapeau français) is a tricolour flag featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red. It is known
Simone de Beauvoir (4,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/də ˈboʊvwɑːr/, US: /də boʊˈvwɑːr/, French: [simɔn də bovwaʁ] (listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist
Battle of Verdun (16,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Verdun (French: Bataille de Verdun [bataj də vɛʁdœ̃]; German: Schlacht um Verdun [ʃlaxt ʔʊm ˈvɛɐ̯dœ̃]), was fought from 21 February to 18
French Indochina (4,480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Indochina (previously spelled as French Indo-China) (French: Indochine française; Vietnamese: Đông Dương thuộc Pháp), officially known as the Indochinese
Free France (11,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Free France and its Free French Forces (French: France Libre and Forces françaises libres) were the government-in-exile led by Charles de Gaulle during
French Canadians (5,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; French: Canadien français [kanadjɑ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛ] or Canadiennes françaises [kanadjɛn fʁɑ̃sɛz])
Algerian War (19,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tadzayrit; French: Guerre d'Algérie or Révolution algérienne) was fought between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front (French: Front de Libération
French First Republic (1,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Republic (French: Première République), officially the French Republic (République française), was founded on 22 September 1792 during the French Revolution
Second French Empire (5,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Second French Empire (French: Second Empire), officially the French Empire (French: Empire français), was the regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to
National Assembly (France) (2,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The National Assembly (French: Assemblée nationale; pronounced [asɑ̃ble nasjɔnal]) is the lower house of the bicameral French Parliament under the Fifth
May 68 (5,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
social revolution, not as a political one." In February 1968, the French Communists and French Socialists formed an electoral alliance. Communists had long
French Resistance (32,424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Resistance (French: La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and the collaborationist
John I of France (838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John I (15–20 November 1316), called the Posthumous (French: Jean Ier le Posthume, Occitan: Joan Ièr lo Postume), was King of France and Navarre, as the
Bernard Arnault (2,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault (French: [bɛʁnaʁ ʒɑ̃ etjɛn aʁno]; born 5 March 1949) is a French billionaire business magnate, and art collector. Arnault
Christine Lagarde (4,564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Madeleine Odette Lagarde (French: [kʁistin madlɛn ɔdɛt laɡaʁd]; née Lallouette, IPA: [laluɛt]; born 1 January 1956) is a French politician, economist and
French horn (5,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French horn (since the 1930s known simply as the "horn" in some professional music circles) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil
French Army (5,329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Army, officially the Ground Army (French: Armée de terre [aʀme də tɛʀ], lit. Army of land) to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée
Serge Gainsbourg (5,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serge Gainsbourg (French pronunciation: ​[sɛʁʒ ɡɛ̃sbuʁ]; born Lucien Ginsburg; 2 April 1928 – 2 March 1991) was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film
Metz (8,895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Metz (/mɛts/ METS, French: [mɛs] (listen), Lorraine Franconian: [mɛts]) is a city in northeast France located at the confluence of the Moselle and the
Charlotte Gainsbourg (2,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlotte Lucy Gainsbourg (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁlɔt ɡɛ̃sbuʁ] (listen); born 21 July 1971) is an English-French actress and singer. She is the daughter
French Air Force (6,103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Air Force (French: Armée de l'Air Française) [aʀme də lɛʀ], literally Army of the Air) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed
Old French (6,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Old French (franceis, françois, romanz; Modern French: ancien français) was the language spoken in Northern France from the 8th century to the 14th century
Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (1,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Publishing (French: Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organisation that protects the interests of the French record
La Marseillaise (4,648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marseillaise" (/ˌmɑːrsəˈleɪz, ˌmɑːrseɪˈ(j)ɛz/ MAR-sə-LAYZ, MAR-say-(Y)EZ, French: [la maʁsɛjɛːz]) is the national anthem of France. The song was written
Overseas department and region (619 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The overseas departments and regions of France (French: département et régions d’outre-mer or DROM) are departments of France which are outside metropolitan
French New Wave (2,784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New Wave (French: La Nouvelle Vague) is a French film movement which emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. It is a form of European art cinema, and is often
French Armed Forces (2,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Armed Forces (French: Forces armées françaises) encompass the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the National Guard and the Gendarmerie of the
French Fifth Republic (2,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
process of decolonization. French West Africa, French Indochina, and French Algeria still sent representatives to the French parliament under systems of
Arrondissements of France (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An arrondissement (French pronunciation: [aʁɔ̃dismɑ̃] (listen)) is a level of administrative division in France generally corresponding to the territory
French Algeria (10,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Algeria (French: Alger to 1839, then Algérie afterwards; unofficially Algérie française, Arabic: الجزائر المستعمرة‎, also known as Colonial Algeria
Bastille Day (4,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale (French pronunciation: ​[la fɛt nasjɔnal]; "The National
French Fourth Republic (2,720 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Fourth Republic (French: La Quatrième République Française) was the republican government of France between 1946 and 1958, governed by the fourth
Glossary of French expressions in English (14,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Around 45 percent of English vocabulary is of French origin, most coming from the Anglo-Norman spoken by the upper classes in England for several hundred
French Riviera (5,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Riviera (known in French as the Côte d'Azur [kot daˈzyʁ]; Occitan: Còsta d'Azur [ˈkɔstɔ daˈzyɾ]; literal translation "Coast of Azure") is the
French campaign in Egypt and Syria (10,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Ottoman territories of Egypt and Syria, proclaimed to defend
French Bulldog (3,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Bulldog is a majestic breed of domestic dog. In the 1800s, they were the result of a cross between Toy Bulldogs imported from England and local
Le Monde (1,753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Le Monde (French pronunciation: ​[lə mɔ̃d]; English: The World) is a French daily afternoon newspaper founded by Hubert Beuve-Méry at the request of Charles
Louisiana Creole people (9,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louisiana Creole people (French: Créoles de Louisiane, Spanish: Criollos de Luisiana), are persons descended from the inhabitants of colonial Louisiana
Cantons of France (677 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's departments and arrondissements. Apart from their role as organizational units
L'Équipe (1,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
L'Équipe (pronounced [lekip], French for "the team") is a French nationwide daily newspaper devoted to sport, owned by Éditions Philippe Amaury. The paper
Jean Cocteau (4,107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cocteau (UK: /ˈkɒktoʊ/, US: /kɒkˈtoʊ/, French: [ʒɑ̃ moʁis øʒɛn klemɑ̃ kɔkto]; 5 July 1889 – 11 October 1963) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, designer
French colonization of the Americas (4,657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French colonization of the Americas began in the 16th century, and continued on into the following centuries as France established a colonial empire
Hauts-de-France (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hauts-de-France (French pronunciation: ​[o d(ə) fʁɑ̃s], Dutch: Opper-Frankrijk, meaning "Upper France") is the northernmost region of France, created by
French franc (4,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The franc (/fræŋk/; French: [fʁɑ̃]; sign: F or Fr), also commonly distinguished as the French franc (FF), was a currency of France. Between 1360 and 1641
La République En Marche! (4,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translation: "The Republic on the move!"), sometimes called En Marche ! (French: [ɑ̃ maʁʃ]; English translation: "Forward!", "Onward!", "Working!" or "On
Académie française (2,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
française (French pronunciation: ​[akademi fʁɑ̃sɛːz], English: French Academy) is the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language
French Southern and Antarctic Lands (1,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, TAAF) is an overseas territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer
Haitian Creole (7,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Standard French. The language emerged from contact between French settlers and enslaved Africans during the Atlantic slave trade in the French colony of
French West Africa (2,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French West Africa (French: Afrique occidentale française, AOF) was a federation of eight French colonial territories in Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French
Việt Minh (1,502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Vietnamese: [vîət mīŋ̟] (listen); abbreviated from Việt Nam độc lập đồng minh, French: "Ligue pour l'indépendance du Viêt Nam", English: "League for the Independence
French Communist Party (5,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Communist Party (French: Parti communiste français, PCF ; French pronunciation: ​[paʁti kɔmynist fʁɑ̃sɛ]) is a communist party in France. Although
Prime Minister of France (1,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Prime Minister of the French Republic (French: Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government. During the Third and Fourth
Battle of Dien Bien Phu (9,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (French: Bataille de Diên Biên Phu pronounced [bataj də djɛn bjɛn fy]; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ, IPA: [ɗîəˀn ɓīən
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (4,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), sometimes shortened to the Francophonie (French: La Francophonie [la fʁɑ̃kɔfɔni]) but also called International Organisation
Dechristianization of France during the French Revolution (3,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The dechristianization of France during the French Revolution is a conventional description of the results of a number of separate policies conducted by
Alain Delon (5,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (French: [alɛ̃ dəlɔ̃]; born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and businessman. He is known as one of Europe's most
Collectivity of Saint Martin (2,943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
07528°N 63.06000°W / 18.07528; -63.06000 The Collectivity of Saint Martin (French: Collectivité de Saint-Martin), commonly known as simply Saint Martin (Saint-Martin)
French Football Federation (1,532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Football Federation (FFF) (French: Fédération Française de Football) is the governing body of football in France. It also includes the overseas
Government of France (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Government of the French Republic (French: Gouvernement de la République française) exercises executive power in France. It is composed of the Prime
Isabelle Adjani (2,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isabelle Yasmina Adjani (born 27 June 1955) is a French film actress and singer. She is the only actress or actor in history to win five César Awards;
Coupe de la Ligue (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
la Ligue (French pronunciation: ​[kup də la liɡ]), known outside France as the French League Cup, is a knockout cup competition in French football organized
War of the First Coalition (2,323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The War of the First Coalition (French: Guerre de la Première Coalition) is the traditional name of the wars that several European powers fought between
Dawn French (3,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a Welsh actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Holyhead, Wales. She is best known for starring in and
François-René de Chateaubriand (3,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
KOSL KOHS KOSM (1768–1848) was a French writer, politician, diplomat and historian who founded Romanticism in French literature. Descended from an old
Pierre Curie (2,232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre Curie (/ˈkjʊəri/, KEWR-ee; French: [pjɛʁ kyʁi]; 15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity
Louisiana (New France) (8,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Louisiana (French: La Louisiane; La Louisiane française) or French Louisiana was an administrative district of New France. Under French control 1682 to
French Republican calendar (4,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Republican calendar (French: calendrier républicain français), also commonly called the French Revolutionary calendar (calendrier révolutionnaire
Louisiana (New France) (8,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Louisiana (French: La Louisiane; La Louisiane française) or French Louisiana was an administrative district of New France. Under French control 1682 to
Norman language (1,338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norman (Normaund, French: Normand, Guernésiais: Normand, Jèrriais: Nouormand) is a Romance language which can be classified as one of the Oïl languages
François-René de Chateaubriand (3,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
KOSL KOHS KOSM (1768–1848) was a French writer, politician, diplomat and historian who founded Romanticism in French literature. Descended from an old
Senate (France) (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
337278°E / 48.84833; 2.337278 The Senate (French: Sénat; pronunciation: [seˈna]) is the upper house of the French Parliament. Indirectly elected by elected
French West Indies (1,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The term French West Indies or French Antilles (French: Antilles françaises) refers to the eight territories currently under French sovereignty in the
Saint-Domingue (4,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.dɔ.mɛ̃ɡ]) was a French colony on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola from 1659 to 1804, in what is now Haiti. The French had
French wine (4,600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French wine is produced all throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. France is one of the
French Academy of Sciences (1,637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Academy of Sciences (French: Académie des sciences) is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert
Second French intervention in Mexico (4,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Second French Intervention in Mexico (Spanish: Segunda intervención francesa en México, 1861–67; known as Expédition du Mexique in France) was an invasion
French National Centre for Scientific Research (1,166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French National Center for Scientific Research (French: Centre national de la recherche scientifique, CNRS) is the French state research organisation
French Revolution of 1848 (5,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
events ended the July Monarchy (1830–1848) and led to the creation of the French Second Republic. Following the overthrow of King Louis Philippe in February
Leslie Caron (2,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Leslie Claire Margaret Caron (French: [lɛsli kaʁɔ̃]; born 1 July 1931) is a French-American actress and dancer who appeared in 45 films between 1951 and
Green bean (1,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
names, including French beans, string beans (for old varieties; modern varieties are stringless), snap beans, snaps, and the French name haricot vert
French Second Republic (3,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Second Republic was a short-lived republican government of France under President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte. It lasted from the 1848 Revolution
French India (2,640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French India, formally the Établissements français dans l'Inde (French Settlements in India), was a French colony comprising geographically separate enclaves
French toast (1,472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French toast is a dish made of sliced bread soaked in eggs and milk, then fried. Alternative names and variants include eggy bread, Bombay toast, German
French ballet (1,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the French courts during the 17th Century, ballet first begins to flourish with the help of several important men: King Louis XIV, Jean-Baptiste Lully
French literature (2,284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is a general introduction to French literature. For detailed information on French literature in specific historic periods, see the separate
Marine Le Pen (13,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marion Anne Perrine "Marine" Le Pen (French: [maʁin lə pɛn]; born 5 August 1968) is a French politician and lawyer serving as President of the National
Cinema of France (4,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French cinema comprises the art of film and creative movies made within the nation of France or by French filmmakers abroad. Play media France is the
France Télévisions (1,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
83889; 2.27139 France Télévisions (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃s televizjɔ̃]) (stylized as france·tv) is the French public national television broadcaster
Marianne (5,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(pronounced [maʁjan]) has been the national personification of the French Republic since the French Revolution, as a personification of liberty, equality, fraternity
Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (French: Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères) is the ministry in the government of France that
Jeanne Moreau (1,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jeanne Moreau (French pronunciation: ​[ʒan mɔʁo]; 23 January 1928 – 31 July 2017) was a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She won the
Michel Legrand (1,797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michel Jean Legrand (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl ləɡʁɑ̃]; 24 February 1932 – 26 January 2019) was a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and
Haute cuisine (948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Haute cuisine (French: literally "high cooking", pronounced [ot kɥi.zin]) or grande cuisine is the cuisine of "high-level" establishments, gourmet restaurants
Centre-Val de Loire (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Centre-Val de Loire (French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃tʁə val də lwaʁ], literal translation: "Centre-Loire Valley") or Centre Region (French: Région Centre, pronounced [ʁeʒjɔ̃
Culture of France (10,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
importance of French culture has waxed and waned over the centuries, depending on its economic, political and military importance. French culture today
French nobility (6,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French nobility (French: la noblesse) was a privileged social class in France during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period to the revolution
National Gendarmerie (4,398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Gendarmerie (French: Gendarmerie nationale [ʒɑ̃daʁməʁi nasjɔnal]) is one of two national police forces of France, along with the National
Vincent Cassel (1,657 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vincent Cassel (French pronunciation: [vɛ̃sɑ̃ kasɛl]; born Vincent Crochon, 23 November 1966) is a French actor. He first achieved recognition for his
Base Léonore (112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Base Léonore, or the Léonore database, is a French database that lists the records of the members of the National Order of the Legion of Honor. The database
Education in France (4,651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(enseignement secondaire), and higher education (enseignement supérieur). In French higher education, the following degrees are recognized by the Bologna Process
Metropolitan France (1,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Metropolitan France (French: France métropolitaine or la Métropole), also known as European France or Mainland France, is the part of France in Europe
New Hebrides (1,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New Hebrides, officially the New Hebrides Condominium (French: Condominium des Nouvelles-Hébrides, lit. "Condominium of the New Hebrides") and named for
Johnny Hallyday (3,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Smet (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ filip leo smɛt], 15 June 1943 – 6 December 2017), better known by his stage name Johnny Hallyday, was a French rock and
Agnès Varda (4,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Agnès Varda (French: [aɲɛs vaʁda]; 30 May 1928 – 29 March 2019) was a Belgian-born French film director, photographer and artist. Her work was pioneering
Guillaume Apollinaire (2,561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume Apollinaire (French: [ɡijom apɔlinɛʁ]; 26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art
Nord (French department) (726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Nord (French pronunciation: ​[nɔʁ]; English: North; Dutch: Noorderdepartement) is a department in the far north of France. It was created from the western
French protectorate in Morocco (4,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French protectorate in Morocco (French: Protectorat français au Maroc, pronounced [pʁɔtɛktɔʁa fʁɑ̃sɛ o maʁɔk]; Arabic: الحماية الفرنسية في المغرب‎
Air (band) (1,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Air are a French music duo from Versailles, consisting of Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel. Air's critically acclaimed debut album, Moon Safari, including
France–United Kingdom relations (16,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France–United Kingdom relations are the relations between the governments of the French Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK)
Marquis de Condorcet (3,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Condorcet (French: [maʁi ʒɑ̃n‿ɑ̃twan nikola də kaʁita kɔ̃dɔʁsɛ]; 17 September 1743 – 29 March 1794), known as Nicolas de Condorcet, was a French philosopher
Oggy and the Cockroaches (3,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Cockroaches (known as Oggy et les Cafards in French, often referred to as simply Oggy) is a French animated children's television series produced by
Napoleon II (1,990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emperor of the French, and his second wife, Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria. At the time of his birth, by Title III, article 9 of the French Constitution
Pied-Noir (4,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pieds-Noirs (French pronunciation: ​[pjenwaʁ], "Black-Foot", singular Pied-Noir) are the people of French and other European origin who were born in
Coup of 18 Brumaire (1,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most historians ended the French Revolution. This bloodless coup d'état overthrew the Directory, replacing it with the French Consulate. This occurred
Jean Reno (943 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
30 July 1948), known as Jean Reno (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁeno]), is a French actor of Spanish descent. He has worked in French, English, Japanese, Spanish, and Italian
Coup of 18 Brumaire (1,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most historians ended the French Revolution. This bloodless coup d'état overthrew the Directory, replacing it with the French Consulate. This occurred
Canadian French (1,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canadian French (French: français canadien) is a variety of the French language spoken in Canada. It includes the varieties of French used in Canada such
Provisional Government of the French Republic (1,631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Provisional Government of the French Republic (PGFR; French: Gouvernement provisoire de la République française (GPRF) was an interim government of
Attack on Mers-el-Kébir (3,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
naval attack on French Navy ships at the naval base at Mers El Kébir on the coast of French Algeria. The bombardment killed 1,297 French servicemen, sank
Jean-Marie Le Pen (6,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Marie Le Pen (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ma.ʁi lə.pɛn]; born 20 June 1928) is a French politician who served as President of the National Front
Monument historique (636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Monument historique (French: [mɔnymɑ̃ istɔʁik]) is a designation given to some national heritage sites in France. It may also refer to the state procedure
French Americans (2,491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Americans or Franco-Americans (French: Franco-Américains) are citizens or nationals of the United States who identify themselves with having full
Constitution of France (1,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Government of the French Republic The French Constitution of 1946, adopted 27 October 1946, established the French Fourth Republic The French Constitution
Pied-Noir (4,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pieds-Noirs (French pronunciation: ​[pjenwaʁ], "Black-Foot", singular Pied-Noir) are the people of French and other European origin who were born in
Music of France (5,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
renowned artists, especially in the nouvelle chanson and electronic music. French music history dates back to organum in the 10th century, followed by the
French Consulate (2,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Consulate (French: Le Consulat) was the top-level Government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of Brumaire on 10 November 1799 until
Laïcité (3,726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laïcité ([la.i.si.te]), literally "secularity", is a French concept of secularism. It discourages religious involvement in government affairs, especially
Society Islands (947 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Society Islands (French: Îles de la Société, officially Archipel de la Société; Tahitian: Tōtaiete mā) are an archipelago located in the South Pacific
Japanese invasion of French Indochina (2,161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
invasion of French Indochina (仏印進駐, Futsu-in shinchū) was a short undeclared military confrontation between Japan and France in northern French Indochina
French Parliament (878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Parliament (French: Parlement français) is the bicameral legislature of the French Republic, consisting of the Senate (Sénat) and the National
Beaver Wars (5,038 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Beaver Wars, also known as the Iroquois Wars or the French and Iroquois Wars, encompass a series of conflicts fought intermittently during the 17th
Eugénie de Montijo (3,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montijo (French: [øʒeni də montiχo]), was the last Empress of the French (1853–70) as the wife of Emperor Napoleon III. The last Empress of the French was
Baguette (1,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A baguette (/bæˈɡɛt/; French: [baɡɛt]) is a long, thin loaf of French bread that is commonly made from basic lean dough (the dough, though not the shape
Jean Genet (4,981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Genet (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʒənɛ]; (1910-12-19)19 December 1910 – (1986-04-15)15 April 1986) was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political
Jura Mountains (846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈ(d)ʒʊərə/ JOOR-ə, ZHOOR-ə, French: [ʒyʁa] (listen), German: [ˈjuːra] (listen), locally [ˈjuːɾa];[needs Arpitan IPA] French: Massif du Jura; German: Juragebirge;
Stendhal (3,566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (UK: /ˈstɒ̃dɑːl/, US: /stɛnˈdɑːl, stænˈ-/; French: [stɛ̃dal
Ordre national du Mérite (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mérite (National Order of Merit) is a French order of merit with membership awarded by the President of the French Republic, founded on 3 December 1963
Sophie Marceau (1,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sophie Marceau (French: [sɔfi maʁso]; born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu, 17 November 1966) is a French actress, director, screenwriter, and author. As
André Gide (3,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
André Paul Guillaume Gide (French: [ɑ̃dʁe pɔl ɡijom ʒid]; 22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Elections in France (1,861 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elected by the French Assembly of French Citizens Abroad (Assemblée des Français de l'étranger) which has replaced the High Council of French Citizens Abroad
Charlotte Corday (3,734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
July 1768 – 17 July 1793), known as Charlotte Corday (French: [kɔʁdɛ]), was a figure of the French Revolution. In 1793, she was executed by guillotine for
Adélie Land (799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adélie Land (French: Terre Adélie) is a claimed territory on the continent of Antarctica. It stretches from a portion of the Southern Ocean coastline all
François Rabelais (3,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈræbəleɪ/ RAB-ə-lay, US: /ˌræbəˈleɪ/ -⁠LAY, French: [fʁɑ̃swa ʁablɛ]; between 1483 and 1494 – 1553) was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance
Charles Gounod (1,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles-François Gounod (/ɡuːˈnoʊ/; French: [ʃaʁl fʁɑ̃swa ɡuno]; 17 June 1818 – 17 or 18 October 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria
List of French actors (812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zardi Roschdy Zem Malik Zidi Pierre Zimmer Biography portal Film portal France portal Lists portal Television portal Theatre portal List of French people
History of the Jews in France (16,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Ages wore on, including multiple expulsions and returns. During the French Revolution in the late 18th century, France was the first country in Europe
Moussa Dembélé (French footballer) (2,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Moussa Dembélé (born 12 July 1996) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Lyon. Developed at Paris Saint-Germain and Fulham, Dembélé
French Wikipedia (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Wikipedia (French: Wikipédia en français) is the French-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. This edition was started
List of presidents of France (1,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Below is a list of presidents of France. The first President of the French Republic is considered to be Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (later Napoleon III),
Libération (1,673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Libération (French: [li.be.ʁa.sjɔ̃]), popularly known as Libé ([li.be]), is a daily newspaper in France, founded in Paris by Jean-Paul Sartre and Serge
Pyrénées-Atlantiques (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pyrénées-Atlantiques (French pronunciation: ​[piʁene atlɑ̃tik]; Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio Atlantiarrak or Pirinio Atlantikoak) is a department
Ministry of Culture (France) (1,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Ministry of Culture (French: Ministère de la Culture) is the ministry of the Government of France in charge of national museums and the monuments historiques
Ousmane Dembélé (2,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dembélé (born 15 May 1997) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the French national team. Born in Vernon
Alphonse de Lamartine (2,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lamartine, Knight of Pratz (French: [alfɔ̃s maʁi lwi dəpʁa də lamaʁtin]; 21 October 1790 – 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician
2012 French presidential election (5,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1981. The 2011 French Socialist Party presidential primary was the first open primary (primaires citoyennes), jointly held by the French Socialist Party
French Equatorial Africa (878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Equatorial Africa (French: Afrique équatoriale française), or the AEF, was the federation of French colonial possessions in Equatorial Africa, extending
List of French cheeses (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of French cheeses. While there are about 1,600 distinct types of French cheese they grouped into eight categories, 'les huit familles de
M6 (TV channel) (2,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
most profitable private national French television channel and the third most watched television network in the French-speaking world. M6 is the head channel
French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (4,700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaulle is the flagship of the French Navy (Marine Nationale). The ship is the tenth French aircraft carrier, the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel
National Assembly (French Revolution) (1,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During the French Revolution, the National Assembly (French: Assemblée nationale), which existed from 4 June 1789 to 9 July 1789, was a revolutionary assembly
French kiss (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In English informal speech, a French kiss, also known as a deep kiss, is an amorous kiss in which the participants' tongues extend to touch each other's
List of Lebanese films (490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Arabic & French Director Cast Genre Release Production Length 1929 The Adventures of Elias Mabrouk Arabic: "مغامرات إلياس مبروك" French: Les Aventures
List of political parties in France (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to forming electoral alliances and/or coalition agreements. The dominant French political parties are also characterised by a noticeable degree of intra-party
Irène Joliot-Curie (2,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Irène Joliot-Curie (French: [iʁɛn ʒɔljo kyʁi] (listen); 12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956) was a French scientist with Polish ancestry, the daughter of
French Community of Belgium (1,223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In Belgium, the French Community (French: Communauté française; French pronunciation: ​[kɔmynote fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) refers to one of the three constituent constitutional
Manche (635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Manche (French pronunciation: ​[mɑ̃ʃ]) is a coastal French department in Normandy (Normandie), on the English Channel, which is known as La Manche, literally
Beignet (611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/beɪnˈjeɪ, bɛnˈjeɪ/ bayn-YAY, ben-YAY, French: [bɛɲɛ]; lit. "bump"), synonymous with the English fritter, is the French term for a pastry made from deep-fried
Flag of Antarctica (756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sandwich Islands). The flag of the French Southern and Antarctic Territories, which includes Adélie Land, has the French tricolor in the canton together
Olympe de Gouges (5,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Olympe de Gouges (French: [olɛ̃p də ɡuʒ] (listen); 7 May 1748 – 3 November 1793), born Marie Gouze, was a French playwright and political activist whose
Foreign relations of France (5,337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In the 19th century France built a new French colonial empire second only to the British Empire. It was humiliated in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71
Charente-Maritime (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charente-Maritime (French pronunciation: [ʃaʁɑ̃t maʁitim] (listen)) is a department on the western coast of France named after the Charente River. Previously
Kurt Zouma (2,989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kurt Happy Zouma (born 27 October 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Chelsea and the France national
Christopher Lambert (4,386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Denis Lambert (/ˈlæmbərt/; French: [lɑ̃bɛʁ]; born 29 March 1957), known professionally as Christopher Lambert, is a French actor and producer. He started
Mélanie Laurent (4,362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mélanie Laurent (French pronunciation: [melani loʁɑ̃] (listen); born 21 February 1983) is a French actress, singer, pianist, screenwriter and director
Parlement (2,955 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A parlement (French pronunciation: [paʁləmɑ̃] (listen)), in the Ancien Régime of France, was a provincial appellate court. In 1789, France had 13 parlements
Jérôme Bonaparte (2,067 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Montfort. After 1848, when his nephew, Louis Napoleon, became President of the French Second Republic, he served in several official roles, including Marshal
Camille Tissot (1,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October 1868 – 2 October 1917) was a French naval officer and pioneer of wireless telegraphy who established the first French operational radio connections at
2007 French presidential election (10,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2007 French presidential election, the ninth of the Fifth French Republic was held to elect the successor to Jacques Chirac as president of France
Macaron (2,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A macaron (/ˌmækəˈrɒn/ mak-ə-RON; French: [makaʁɔ̃]) or French macaroon (/ˌmækəˈruːn/ mak-ə-ROON) is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white
Thomas Bangalter (2,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Bangalter (French pronunciation: ​[tɔma bɑ̃ɡaltɛʁ]; born 3 January 1975) is a French musician, record producer, DJ and composer. He is best known
Adil Rami (4,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adil Rami (French pronunciation: ​[adil ʁami]; Arabic: عادل رامي‎; born 27 December 1985) is a French professional footballer who plays as a central defender
Thermidorian Reaction (1,506 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Reaction (French: Réaction thermidorienne or Convention thermidorienne, "Thermidorian Convention") is the common term, in the historiography of the French Revolution
Justice (band) (3,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Justice is a French electronic music duo consisting of Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay. The duo's label is Ed Banger Records which is managed by the
French Defence (6,098 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. e4 e6 This is most commonly followed by 2.d4 d5, with Black intending ...c5 at a later
Papeete (2,068 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(pronounced [pa.pe.ʔe.te]) is the capital city of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of the French Republic in the Pacific Ocean. The commune of Papeete
Ratatouille (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ratatouille (/ˌrætəˈtuːi/ RAT-ə-TOO-ee, French: [ʁatatuj]; Occitan: ratatolha [ʀataˈtuʎɔ]) is a French Provençal stewed vegetable dish, originating in
René Goscinny (1,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
René Goscinny (French: [ʁəne ɡosini], Polish: [ɡɔɕˈtɕinnɨ] (listen); 14 August 1926 – 5 November 1977) was a French comic editor and writer of Polish descent
Prefectures in France (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A prefecture in France (French: préfecture) may refer to: the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a department is located;
Quebec French (8,681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quebec French (French: français québécois [fʁɑ̃sɛ kebekwa]; also known as Québécois French or simply Québécois) is the predominant variety of the French language
Pierre André Latreille (1,402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1833) was a French zoologist, specialising in arthropods. Having trained as a Roman Catholic priest before the French Revolution, Latreille
Overseas collectivity (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French overseas collectivities (French: collectivité d'outre-mer or COM), like the French regions, are first-order administrative divisions of France
Raymond Aron (1,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron (French: [ʁɛmɔ̃ aʁɔ̃]; 14 March 1905 – 17 October 1983) was a French philosopher, sociologist, political scientist, and
French language in the United States (2,818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French language is spoken as a minority language in the United States. Roughly 2.07 million Americans over the age of five reported speaking the language
Sarthe (473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sarthe (French pronunciation: ​[saʁt]) is a department of Pays de la Loire situated in the Grand-Ouest of the country. It is named after the River Sarthe
French East India Company (1,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French East India Company (French: Compagnie française pour le commerce des Indes orientales) was a commercial Imperial enterprise, founded in 1664
Battle of Valmy (2,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
victory by the army of France during the Revolutionary Wars that followed the French Revolution. The action took place on 20 September 1792 as Prussian troops
French Army in World War I (6,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the French Army in World War I. During World War I, France was one of the Triple Entente powers allied against the Central Powers
Sino-French War (11,822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sino-French War (traditional Chinese: 中法戰爭; simplified Chinese: 中法战争; pinyin: Zhōngfǎ Zhànzhēng, French: Guerre franco-chinoise, Khmer: សង្គ្រាមបារាំង-ចិន
19th-century French literature (2,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
19th-century French literature concerns the developments in French literature during a dynamic period in French history that saw the rise of Democracy
Charlie Hebdo (6,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlie Hebdo (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁli ɛbdo]; French for Charlie Weekly) is a French satirical weekly magazine, featuring cartoons, reports, polemics
Achille Valenciennes (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Achille Valenciennes (9 August 1794 – 13 April 1865) was a French zoologist. Valenciennes was born in Paris, and studied under Georges Cuvier. Valenciennes'
François Quesnay (1,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Quesnay (French: [fʁɑ̃swa kɛnɛ]; 4 June 1694 – 16 December 1774) was a French economist and physician of the Physiocratic school. He is known
Groupama–FDJ (1,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Groupama–FDJ (UCI team code: GFC) is a French cycling team at UCI WorldTeam level. The team is managed by Marc Madiot, a former road bicycle racer and
Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1815), 1st Prince of Wagram, Sovereign Prince of Neuchâtel, was a French Marshal and Vice-Constable of the Empire, and Chief of Staff under Napoleon
Jean Lannes (1,601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gers, which he had joined on the breaking out of war between Spain and the French republic. He served under general Marbot through the campaigns in the Pyrenees
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
November 1833), enlisted as a private in the French royal army and rose to command armies during the French Revolutionary Wars. Emperor Napoleon I of France
French Rugby Federation (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Rugby Federation (French: Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR)) is the governing body for rugby union in France. It is responsible for the French
French Connection (1,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Connection was a scheme through which heroin was smuggled from Turkey to France and then to the United States and Canada. The operation started
Anatole France (1,472 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anatole France (French: [anatɔl fʁɑ̃s]; born François-Anatole Thibault, [frɑ̃swa anatɔl tibo]; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist
Le Parisien (451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Le Parisien (French pronunciation: ​[lə.pa.ʁi.zjɛ̃]; French for "The Parisian") is a French daily newspaper covering both international and national news
Julie Delpy (2,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Julie Delpy (French: [ʒyli dɛlpi]; born 21 December 1969) is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter. She studied
France–United States relations (12,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French–American relations refers to the diplomatic, social, economic and cultural relations between France and the United States since 1776. France was
Mauritian Creole (2,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [kʁeol moʁisjɛ̃, -moʁiʃɛ̃]) is a French-based creole language spoken in Mauritius. In addition to the French base of the language, there are also
New French Extremity (3,902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New French Extremity (New French Extremism or, informally, New French Extreme) is a term coined by Artforum critic James Quandt for a collection of transgressive
Jean Dujardin (1,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Edmond Dujardin (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ ɛdmɔ̃ dyʒaʁdɛ̃] (listen); born 19 June 1972) is a French actor, comedian, humorist and television director
Jean Lannes (1,601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gers, which he had joined on the breaking out of war between Spain and the French republic. He served under general Marbot through the campaigns in the Pyrenees
Julie Delpy (2,118 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Julie Delpy (French: [ʒyli dɛlpi]; born 21 December 1969) is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter. She studied
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
November 1833), enlisted as a private in the French royal army and rose to command armies during the French Revolutionary Wars. Emperor Napoleon I of France
Julia Kristeva (3,431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Julia Kristeva (French: [kʁisteva]; Bulgarian: Юлия Кръстева; born 24 June 1941) is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, semiotician, psychoanalyst
Savate (3,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Savate (French pronunciation: ​[saˈvat]), also known as boxe française, savate boxing, French boxing or French footfighting, is a French combat sport that
Mauritian Creole (2,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pronounced [kʁeol moʁisjɛ̃, -moʁiʃɛ̃]) is a French-based creole language spoken in Mauritius. In addition to the French base of the language, there are also
France–United States relations (12,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French–American relations refers to the diplomatic, social, economic and cultural relations between France and the United States since 1776. France was
Free French Naval Forces (1,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Free French Naval Forces (French: Forces Navales Françaises Libres, or FNFL) were the naval arm of the Free French Forces during the Second World
Théophile Gautier (3,975 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (French: [pjɛʁ ʒyl teofil ɡotje]; 30 August 1811 – 23 October 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist
Robert Schuman (2,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Robert Schuman (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ ʃuman]; 29 June 1886 – 4 September 1963) was a Luxembourg-born German-French statesman. Schuman was a Christian
Aristide Briand (4,367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aristide Pierre Henri Briand (French: [aʁistid pjɛʁ ɑ̃ʁi bʁijɑ̃]; 28 March 1862 – 7 March 1932) was a French statesman who served eleven terms as Prime
François-Noël Babeuf (2,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French: [fʁɑ̃swa nɔɛl babœf]; 23 November 1760 – 27 May 1797), known as Gracchus Babeuf, was a French political agitator and journalist of the French
Guernésiais (1,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guernésiais, also known as Dgèrnésiais, Guernsey French, and Guernsey Norman French, is the variety of the Norman language spoken in Guernsey. It is sometimes
French philosophy (5,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French philosophy, here taken to mean philosophy in the French language, has been extremely diverse and has influenced Western philosophy as a whole for
Unione Corse (873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this organization, along with various other crime families, maintained the French Connection–a heroin trade monopoly between France and the United States
Marguerite Duras (1,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
April 1914 – 3 March 1996), known as Marguerite Duras (French: [maʁɡ(ə)ʁit dyʁas]), was a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental
Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1815), 1st Prince of Wagram, Sovereign Prince of Neuchâtel, was a French Marshal and Vice-Constable of the Empire, and Chief of Staff under Napoleon
Groupama–FDJ (1,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Groupama–FDJ (UCI team code: GFC) is a French cycling team at UCI WorldTeam level. The team is managed by Marc Madiot, a former road bicycle racer and
African French (3,045 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African French (French: français africain) is the generic name of the varieties of a French language spoken by an estimated 430 million people in Africa
Paul Verlaine (2,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul-Marie Verlaine (/vɛərˈlɛn/; French: [vɛʁlɛn(ə)]; 30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement. He is considered
French press (1,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A French press, also known as a cafetière, cafetière à piston, Cafeteria, press pot, coffee press, or coffee plunger, is a coffee brewing device invented
Languedoc-Roussillon (1,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Languedoc-Roussillon (French: [lɑ̃ɡ(ə)dɔk ʁusijɔ̃] (listen); Occitan: Lengadòc-Rosselhon; Catalan: Llenguadoc-Rosselló) is a former administrative region
French poetry (4,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French poetry is a category of French literature. It may include Francophone poetry composed outside France and poetry written in other languages of France
Langues d'oïl (2,966 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
d'oïl (/ˈdɔɪ(l), dɔːˈiːl/ French: [lɑ̃ɡdɔjl], English: oïl languages) are a dialect continuum that includes standard French and its closest autochthonous
Simone Signoret (1,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Simone Signoret (French: [simɔn siɲɔʁɛ]; 25 March 1921 – 30 September 1985) was a French cinema actress often hailed as one of France's greatest film
L'Express (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French pronunciation: ​[lɛksˈpʁɛs]) is a French weekly news magazine headquartered in Paris. The weekly stands at the political centre in the French media
Alfred Dreyfus (1,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈdreɪfəs/ DRAY-fəs, also US: /ˈdraɪ-/ DRY-, French: [alfʁɛd dʁɛfys]; 9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French artillery officer of Jewish faith and ancestry
Orne (344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Orne (French pronunciation: [ɔʁn] (listen)) is a department in the northwest of France, named after the river Orne. Orne is one of the original 83 departments
2002 French presidential election (1,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2002 French presidential election consisted of a first round election on 21 April 2002, and a runoff election between the top two candidates (Jacques
Guillaume Canet (1,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume Canet (French pronunciation: ​[ɡijom kane]; born 10 April 1973) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter, and show jumper. Canet began
Florent Malouda (3,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Florent Johan Malouda (French pronunciation: ​[flɔ.ʁɑ̃ ma.lu.da] ; born 13 June 1980) is a French football coach and former professional player. A left
Wissam Ben Yedder (1,850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco. He is nicknamed "Benyebut", incorporating but, which is the French word
French protectorate of Tunisia (4,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French protectorate of Tunisia (French: Protectorat français de Tunisie; Arabic: الحماية الفرنسية في تونس‎ al-Ḥimāya al-Fransīya fī Tūnis), commonly
Football in France (2,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
football is the most popular sport in France, followed by rugby union. The French Football Federation (FFF, Fédération Française de Football) is the national
Savitri Devi (2,355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 1905 – 22 October 1982) was the pseudonym of the English-Greek-French-Indian writer Maximiani Portas (pronounced [mak.si.mja.ni pɔʁ.tɑ]; also
Fashoda Incident (2,367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thereby exclude Britain from the Sudan. The French party and a British-Egyptian force (outnumbering the French by 10 to 1) met on friendly terms, but back
Paul Bert (1,277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Bert (17 October 1833 – 11 November 1886) was a French zoologist, physiologist and politician. He is sometimes given the sobriquet "Father of Aviation
Adolphe Adam (754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adolphe Charles Adam (French: [adɔlf adɑ̃]; 24 July 1803 – 3 May 1856) was a French composer and music critic. A prolific composer of operas and ballets
Manicure (1,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of artificial gel nails, tips, or acrylics, which may be referred to as French manicures. In many areas, manicurists are licensed and follow regulations
French West Africa in World War II (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In World War II, French West Africa (Afrique occidentale française, AOF) was not the scene of major fighting. Only one large-scale action took place there:
Croque monsieur (771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French pronunciation: ​[kʁɔk məsjø]; French for "mister crunch") is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés
Entente Cordiale (2,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Entente Cordiale (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃tɑ̃t kɔʁdjal]) (English: Cordial Agreement) was a series of agreements signed on 8 April 1904 between the
Franc (1,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The franc is the name of several currency units. The French franc was the currency of France until the euro was adopted in 1999 (by law, 2002 de facto)
CNES (1,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) (French: Centre national d'études spatiales) is the French government space agency (administratively, a "public
Louis Aragon (2,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Aragon (French: [lwi aʁaɡɔ̃], pronunciation (help·info), 3 October 1897 – 24 December 1982) was a French poet who was one of the leading voices of
List of French desserts (485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of desserts from the French cuisine. In France, a chef that prepares desserts and pastries is called a pâtissier, who is part of a kitchen
2019 French Open – Men's Singles (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Singles tennis title at the 2019 French Open. It was played on the 9th June, 2019. It was Nadal's record-extending twelfth French Open men's singles title. By
AZERTY (1,919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
residents of Quebec, the mainly French-speaking province of Canada, use a QWERTY keyboard that has been adapted to the French language such as the Multilingual
M. Pokora (3,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matthieu Tota (French pronunciation: ​[matjø tɔta]; born 26 September 1985), commonly known as M. Pokora or Matt Pokora ([pɔkɔʁa]), is a French singer and
LGBT rights in France (6,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the Ancien Régime, all sodomy laws were repealed in 1791 during the French Revolution. However, a lesser known indecent exposure law that often targeted
Bacary Sagna (2,828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bacary Sagna (French pronunciation: ​[bakaʁi saɲa]) (born 14 February 1983) is a French professional footballer who currently plays for Major League Soccer
Florent Malouda (3,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Florent Johan Malouda (French pronunciation: ​[flɔ.ʁɑ̃ ma.lu.da] ; born 13 June 1980) is a French football coach and former professional player. A left
Wissam Ben Yedder (1,850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco. He is nicknamed "Benyebut", incorporating but, which is the French word
List of French supercentenarians (4,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French supercentenarians are citizens, residents or emigrants from France who have attained or surpassed 110 years of age. As of January 2015[update],
Guillaume Canet (1,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guillaume Canet (French pronunciation: ​[ɡijom kane]; born 10 April 1973) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter, and show jumper. Canet began
2019 French Open – Men's Singles (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Singles tennis title at the 2019 French Open. It was played on the 9th June, 2019. It was Nadal's record-extending twelfth French Open men's singles title. By
Paul Bert (1,277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Bert (17 October 1833 – 11 November 1886) was a French zoologist, physiologist and politician. He is sometimes given the sobriquet "Father of Aviation
Claude Puel (1,363 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Claude Jacques Puel (French pronunciation: ​[klod pɥɛl]; born 2 September 1961) is a French football manager and former player, who is currently in charge
Mayenne (1,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mayenne (French pronunciation: ​[majɛn]) is a department in northwest France named after the Mayenne River. Mayenne is part of the current region of Pays
Entente Cordiale (2,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Entente Cordiale (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃tɑ̃t kɔʁdjal]) (English: Cordial Agreement) was a series of agreements signed on 8 April 1904 between the
Croque monsieur (771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French pronunciation: ​[kʁɔk məsjø]; French for "mister crunch") is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés
French protectorate of Cambodia (3,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Protectorate of Cambodia (Khmer: ប្រទេសកម្ពុជាក្រោមអាណានិគមបារាំង; French: Protectorat français du Cambodge) refers to the Kingdom of Cambodia
French architecture (3,708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French architecture ranks high among France's many accomplishments. Indications of the special importance of architecture in France were the founding of
List of French-language poets (1,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
List of poets who have written in the French language: Louise-Victorine Ackermann (1813–1890) Adam de la Halle (v.1250 – v.1285) Pierre Albert-Birot (1876–1967)
Zarphatic language (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Zarphatic, or Judeo-French (Zarphatic: Tzarfatit), is an extinct Jewish language that was spoken by the French Jews of northern France and in parts of
Louis-Ferdinand Céline (3,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
say-LEEN, French: [selin] (listen)) was the pen name of Louis Ferdinand Auguste Destouches (pronounced [detuʃ]; 27 May 1894 – 1 July 1961), a French novelist
Paris Match (564 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris Match (French pronunciation: ​[pa.ʁimatʃ]) is a French-language weekly news magazine. It covers major national and international news along with
Jacques Prévert (1,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Prévert (French: [ʒak pʁevɛʁ]; 4 February 1900 – 11 April 1977) was a French poet and screenwriter. His poems became and remain popular in the French-speaking
Franco-Thai War (2,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
กรณีพิพาทอินโดจีน; French: Guerre franco-thaïlandaise) (1940–1941) was fought between Thailand and Vichy France over certain areas of French Indochina. Negotiations
Military history of France (10,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Niall Ferguson: "of the 125 major European wars fought since 1495, the French have participated in 50 – more than Austria (47) and England (43). Out of
Minister of the Interior (France) (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Minister of the Interior (French: Ministre de l'Intérieur; French pronunciation: ​[ministɛʁ də lɛ̃teˈʁjœʁ]) is an important position in the Government
Gambier Islands (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gambier Islands The Gambier Islands (French: Îles Gambier or Archipel des Gambier) are an archipelago in French Polynesia, located at the southeast terminus
French Antarctic Expedition (938 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Antarctic Expedition is any of several French expeditions in Antarctica. In 1772, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec and the naturalist Jean
Public holidays in France (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fériés en France (Wikipedia page in French), to have all the dates (French Overseas Departments (DOM) added). Note: French law dictates that work should stop
Republic of Upper Volta (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
self-governing colony within the French Community. Before attaining autonomy it had been French Upper Volta and part of the French Union. On August 5, 1960,
1793 (2,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. The French Republic introduced the French Revolutionary Calendar starting with the year I. January
L'Obs (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
L'Obs (French: [ɔps]), previously known as Le Nouvel Observateur (1964–2014), is a weekly French news magazine. Based in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris
Odilon Redon (1,946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Odilon Redon (born Bertrand Redon; French: [ʁədɔ̃]; April 20, 1840 – July 6, 1916) was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist
French orthography (2,980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French orthography encompasses the spelling and punctuation of the French language. It is based on a combination of phonemic and historical principles
Francophobia (3,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anti-French sentiment (Francophobia) is an extreme or irrational fear or contempt of France, the French people, the French government or the Francophonie
Quebec nationalism (6,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
previously used term "French Canadian". French Canadians' roots are derived from the people who were born in Canada with parents of French descent. The term
National Constituent Assembly (France) (1,381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assembly (French: Assemblée nationale constituante) was formed from the National Assembly on 9 July 1789 during the first stages of the French Revolution
French livre (1,181 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The livre (French for "pound") was the currency of Kingdom of France and its predecessor state of West Francia from 781 to 1794. Several different livres
Gazélec Ajaccio (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to as GFC Ajaccio, GFCA, Gazélec Ajaccio or simply Gazélec (French: [ɡazelɛk]), is a French football club from Ajaccio, Corsica. Founded in 1910, Gazélec
Joseph de Maistre (4,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph-Marie, comte de Maistre (French: [də mɛstʁ]; 1 April 1753 – 26 February 1821) was a French-speaking Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer and diplomat
French Braille (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Braille is the original braille alphabet, and the basis of all others. The alphabetic order of French has become the basis of the international
Louisiana French (7,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louisiana French (French: français de la Louisiane, Louisiana Creole: françé la lwizyàn) refers to the complex of dialects and varieties of the French language
Lazare Carnot (2,946 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
– 2 August 1823) was a French mathematician, physicist and politician. He was known as the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic
Achille Guenée (258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Guenée (sometimes M.A. Guenée; 1 January 1809 – 30 December 1880) was a French lawyer and entomologist. Achille Guenée was born in Chartres and died in
French Section of the Workers' International (3,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Section of the Workers' International (French: Section française de l'Internationale ouvrière, SFIO) was a French socialist party founded in
Stade Lavallois (698 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mayenne Football Club (French pronunciation: ​[stɑd lavalwa majɛn]), also referred to as Stade Laval or simply Laval, is a French association football club
Languages of France (2,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French Republic is French (art. 2 of the French Constitution) and the French government is, by law, compelled to communicate primarily in French. The
List of high schools in Ontario (4,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operate as a part of either an English first language school board or a French first language school board. Although Ontario's secular and separate school
English claims to the French throne (2,827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the throne of France. The claim dates from Edward III, who claimed the French throne in 1340 as the sororal nephew of the last direct Capetian, Charles
Jean Jaurès (3,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaurès, commonly referred to as Jean Jaurès (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʒɔ.ʁɛːs]; 3 September 1859 – 31 July 1914), was a French Socialist leader. Initially a moderate republican
Émigré (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
social self-exile. The word is the past participle of the French émigrer, "to emigrate". French Huguenots were forced to leave France following the Revocation
Nabil Fekir (1,974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nabil Fekir (born 18 July 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or a forward for Real Betis and the France national
Paul Valéry (2,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (French: [pɔl valeʁi]; 30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher. In addition to
François Darlan (2,849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
– 24 December 1942) was a French admiral and political figure. He was admiral of the fleet and Chief of Staff of the French Navy in 1939 at the beginning
Bafétimbi Gomis (2,355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bafétimbi Gomis (French pronunciation: ​[bafetimbi ɡɔmis]; born 6 August 1985) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Saudi club
2015 French Open – Men's Singles (420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2015 French Open. As he did when he won the 2014 Australian Open, Wawrinka defeated
Section Paloise (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
called Pau [po], is a French rugby union club from Pau in Pyrénées-Atlantiques competing in Top 14, the highest level of the French league system. They
French playing cards (3,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French playing cards (jeu de cartes) are cards that use the French suits of trèfles (clovers or clubs ♣), carreaux (tiles or diamonds ♦), cœurs (hearts
Battle of Salamanca (3,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Salamanca (in French and Spanish known as the Battle of Arapiles) on 22 July 1812 was a battle in which an Anglo-Portuguese army under the
Nouvelle cuisine (812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nouvelle cuisine (French, "new cuisine") is an approach to cooking and food presentation in French cuisine. In contrast to cuisine classique, an older
Just Fontaine (799 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Just Louis Fontaine (pronounced [ʒyst fɔ̃.tɛn]; born 18 August 1933) is a French retired professional footballer. A prolific forward, he is best known for
French Stewart (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Milton French-Stewart (born February 20, 1964), known professionally as French Stewart, is an American actor and dancer, known for his role as Harry Solomon
Gaullism (1,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaullism (French: Gaullisme) is a French political stance based on the thought and action of World War II French Resistance leader General Charles de Gaulle
List of French Open men's singles champions (1,768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Open is an annual tennis tournament held over two weeks in May and June. Established in 1891 and played since 1928 on outdoor red clay courts
Francophonie (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Francophonie is the quality of speaking French. It is not to be confused with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, sometimes also informally
National Guard (France) (2,469 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The National Guard (French: Garde nationale) is a French military, gendarmerie, and police reserve force, active in its current form since 2016 but originally
Feminism in France (5,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France can be roughly divided into three waves: First-wave feminism from the French Revolution through the Third Republic which was concerned chiefly with suffrage
Treaty of Lunéville (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Treaty House of Lunéville on 9 February 1801. The signatory parties were the French Republic and Holy Roman Emperor Francis II. The latter was negotiating both
Islam in France (6,510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
majority of French Muslims are of immigrant origin, while an estimated 100,000 are converts to Islam of indigenous ethnic French background. The French overseas
Northern Catalonia (1,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Catalan: Catalunya (del) Nord [kətəˈluɲə (ðəl) ˈnɔɾt]; French: Catalogne Nord [katalɔɲ nɔʁ]), French Catalonia or Roussillon refers to the Catalan-speaking
The Mountain (2,413 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mountain (French: La Montagne) was a political group during the French Revolution. Its members, called the Montagnards (French: [mɔ̃taɲaʁ]), sat on
List of French dishes (1,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
There are many dishes considered part of French cuisine. Some dishes are considered universally accepted as part of the national cuisine, while others
French Indochina in World War II (5,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
defeated the French Third Republic, and colonial administration of French Indochina (modern-day Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia) passed to the French State (Vichy
2019 French Open – Women's Singles (623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Singles tennis title at the 2019 French Open. Barty was the first Australian player, male or female, to win a French Open singles title since Margaret
Languages of Belgium (2,661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kingdom of Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. A number of non-official, minority languages and dialects are spoken as
Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1,141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1813(1813-05-01) (aged 44) Weißenfels, Saxony-Anhalt Allegiance First French Empire 1804-1813 French First Republic 1792-1804 Kingdom of France 1791-1792 Service/branch
Peerage of France (2,224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Peerage of France (French: Pairie de France) was a hereditary distinction within the French nobility which appeared in 1180 in the Middle Ages, and
Union for French Democracy (3,039 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Union for French Democracy (French: Union pour la démocratie française, UDF) was a centre-right political party in France. It was founded in 1978 as
French-speaking Quebecer (70 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French-speaking Quebecers or Quebeckers (French: Québécois) are francophone residents of the province of Quebec in Canada. According to the 2006 Census
Opération Chammal (3,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Opération Chammal is a French military operation in Iraq and Syria in an attempt to contain the expansion of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and
John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (33,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as Sir John French from 1901 to 1916
French submarine Redoutable (S611) (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ballistic missile submarines in the French Marine Nationale. Commissioned on 1 December 1971, the boat was the first French SNLE (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur
French-based creole languages (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not modern French but rather a 17th-century koiné of French from Paris, the French Atlantic harbors, and the nascent French colonies. French-based creole
Nathalie Dechy (203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
winning the 2006 US Open women's doubles title with Vera Zvonareva, the 2007 French Open mixed doubles title with Andy Ram, and the 2007 US Open women's doubles
Ranks in the French Army (2,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
See Ranks in the French Navy for more details about the naval ranks Rank insignia in the French Army are worn on the sleeve or on shoulder marks of uniforms
Sister republic (422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
republic (French: république sœur) was a republic established by French armies or by local revolutionaries and assisted by the First French Republic during
Battle of Chingleput (68 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Clive captured the fortress of Chingleput, near Madras, defended by a French East India Company garrison of about 40 Europeans and 500 troops. George
French Congo (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Congo (French: Congo français) or Middle Congo (French: Moyen-Congo) was a French colony which at one time comprised the present-day area of
French hip hop (4,072 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French hip hop is the hip hop music style which was developed in French-speaking countries. By 1982 and 1983, a number of hip hop radio shows had appeared
French conquest of Morocco (819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French conquest of Morocco (Arabic: غزو فرنسا للمغرب‎ "French Invasion of Morocco", French: Campagne du Maroc "Morocco Campaign" or pacification du
Cyrano de Bergerac (10,479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
SIRR-ə-noh də BUR-zhə-rak, -⁠ BAIR-, French: [savinjɛ̃ d(ə) siʁano d(ə) bɛʁʒəʁak]; 6 March 1619 – 28 July 1655) was a French novelist, playwright, epistolarian
Pierre Mendès France (1,880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isaac Isidore Mendès France (French: [pjɛʁ mɑ̃dɛs fʁɑ̃s]; 11 January 1907 – 18 October 1982), known as PMF, was a French politician who served as President
Middle French (772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle French (French: moyen français) is a historical division of the French language that covers the period from the 14th to the early 17th centuries
France–Germany relations (6,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relationship' embodied in a cooperation called Franco-German Friendship (French: Amitié franco-allemande; German: Deutsch-Französische Freundschaft). In
Forbidden Games (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Forbidden Games (French: Jeux interdits) is a 1952 French war drama film directed by René Clément and based on François Boyer's novel Jeux Interdits. While
Greater Lebanon (2,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Greater Lebanon (Arabic: دولة لبنان الكبير‎ Dawlat Lubnān al-Kabīr; French: État du Grand Liban) was a state declared on 1 September 1920, which became
2019 in France (4,212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Following the growing diplomatic tensions between the French government and the Italian government, the French ambassador to Italy, Christian Masset is recalled
Marjane Satrapi (1,951 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Satrapi (Persian: مرجان ساتراپی‎) (born 22 November 1969) is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children's
2014 French Open – Men's Singles (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capture the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2014 French Open. Nadal claimed his record-extending ninth French Open crown and his fourteenth Grand Slam title
Catholic Church in France (2,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
establishing in earnest the French government's long historical association with the Catholic Church. In reaction, the French Revolution (1789–1790) was
Empire style (1,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Empire style (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃.piːʁ], style Empire) is an early-nineteenth-century design movement in architecture, furniture, other decorative
Rudy Gobert (3,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1992) is a French professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the French national
Castres Olympique (875 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Castres Olympique (French pronunciation: ​[kastʁ ɔlɛ̃pik]) is a French rugby union club located in the Occitanian city of Castres and is currently competing
Battle of Sedan (2,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and its allies, though fighting continued under a new French government. The 130,000 strong French Army of Châlons, commanded by Marshal Patrice de MacMahon
French phonology (4,916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French phonology is the sound system of French. This article discusses mainly the phonology of Standard French of the Parisian dialect. Notable phonological
Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vieillot (May 10, 1748, Yvetot – August 24, 1830, Sotteville-lès-Rouen) was a French ornithologist. Vieillot is the author of the first scientific descriptions
Profiterole (636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A profiterole (French: [pʁɔfitʁɔl]), cream puff (US), or chou à la crème (French: [ʃu a la kʁɛm]) is a filled French choux pastry ball with a typically
2014 French Open – Men's Singles (428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capture the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2014 French Open. Nadal claimed his record-extending ninth French Open crown and his fourteenth Grand Slam title
Chamber of Deputies (France) (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Chamber of Deputies (French: Chambre des députés) was a parliamentary body in France in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: 1814–1848 during the Bourbon
Louis Jourdan (2,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film and television actor. He was known for his suave roles in several Hollywood
Rudy Gobert (3,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1992) is a French professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the French national
Empire style (1,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Empire style (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃.piːʁ], style Empire) is an early-nineteenth-century design movement in architecture, furniture, other decorative
Third Treaty of San Ildefonso (1,794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
agreement signed on 1 October 1800 between the Spanish Empire and the First French Republic by which Spain agreed in principle to exchange its North American
Mathieu Valbuena (5,884 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathieu Valbuena (French pronunciation: ​[matjø valbwena]; Spanish: [balˈβwena]: born 28 September 1984) is a French international footballer who plays
Fort Duquesne (1,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Duquesne (/duːˈkeɪn/, French: [dykɛn]; originally called Fort Du Quesne) was a fort established by the French in 1754, at the confluence of the Allegheny
French phonology (4,916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French phonology is the sound system of French. This article discusses mainly the phonology of Standard French of the Parisian dialect. Notable phonological
Catholic Church in France (2,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
establishing in earnest the French government's long historical association with the Catholic Church. In reaction, the French Revolution (1789–1790) was
Battle of Sedan (2,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and its allies, though fighting continued under a new French government. The 130,000 strong French Army of Châlons, commanded by Marshal Patrice de MacMahon
Castres Olympique (875 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Castres Olympique (French pronunciation: ​[kastʁ ɔlɛ̃pik]) is a French rugby union club located in the Occitanian city of Castres and is currently competing
French Grand Prix (4,933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Grand Prix (French: Grand Prix de France), formerly known as the Grand Prix de l'ACF, is an auto race held as part of the Fédération Internationale
Pierre Schaeffer (3,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/piːˈɛər ˈhɛnriː məˈriː ˈʃeɪfər/ (listen), French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛfɛʁ]; 14 August 1910 – 19 August 1995) was a French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer
French Renaissance (2,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Renaissance was the cultural and artistic movement in France between the 15th and early 17th centuries. The period is associated with the pan-European
National Police (France) (1,830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The National Police (French: Police nationale), formerly known as the Sûreté nationale, is one of two national police forces, along with the National Gendarmerie
7th arrondissement of Paris (1,113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as septième. The arrondissement, called
Estates General (France) (3,450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In France under the Old Regime, the Estates General (French: États généraux) or States-General was a legislative and consultative assembly (see The Estates)
Louisiana Creole (2,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louisiana Creole (kréyol la lwizyàn; French: créole louisianais), also called Louisiana French Creole, is a French-based creole language spoken by far
Jean-Baptiste Charcot (387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charcot (15 July 1867 – 16 September 1936), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, was a French scientist, medical doctor and polar scientist. His father was the neurologist
Amir Haddad (1,536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
better known as Amir Haddad (Hebrew: עמיר חדד‎), or simply as Amir, is a French-Israeli singer and songwriter. He took part in 2006 in the Israeli music
Telephone numbers in France (1,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French telephone numbering plan is not only used for metropolitan France but also for the French overseas departments and some overseas collectivities
Anarchism in France (7,496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grew up during the Restoration and was the first self-described anarchist. French anarchists fought in the Spanish Civil War as volunteers in the International
Illinois Country (4,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Illinois Country (French: Pays des Illinois [pɛ.i dez‿i.ji.nwa]; lit. "land of the Illinois (plural)", i.e. the Illinois people) — sometimes referred
Jules Ferry (2,010 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jules François Camille Ferry (French: [ʒyl fɛʁi]; 5 April 1832 – 17 March 1893) was a French statesman and republican. He was a promoter of laicism and
French polish (796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French polishing is a wood finishing technique that results in a very high gloss surface, with a deep colour and chatoyancy. French polishing consists
French submarine Laubie (S610) (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of Nazi Germany during World War II. She was later incorporated in the French Navy, where she served as Laubie. German Type VIIC submarines were preceded
List of French football champions (1,259 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French football champions are the winners of the highest league of football in France, Ligue 1. Since the National Council of the French Football Federation
Hervé Renard (1,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hervé Renard (born 30 September 1968) is a French football coach and former professional player who is manager of Saudi Arabia. He has previously been
Austral Islands (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Austral Islands (French: Îles Australes, officially Archipel des Australes; Tahitian: Tuha'a Pae) are the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia,
Battle of Adyar (358 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
River on 22 October to prevent the French from moving up reinforcements from Pondicherry. 300 French and 700 French-trained Indian troops led by Captain
Annam (French protectorate) (1,432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Annam (Vietnamese: An Nam or Trung Kỳ, alternate spelling: Anam) was a French protectorate encompassing the central region of Vietnam. Before the protectorate's
L'Humanité (831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
L'Humanité (pronounced [lymaniˈte], "Humanity"), is a French daily newspaper. It was an organ of the French Communist Party, and maintains links to the party
French protectorate of Laos (4,661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French protectorate of Laos was a French protectorate in Southeast Asia of what is today Laos between 1893 and 1953—with a brief interregnum as a Japanese
Cuisine of Quebec (426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France and Ireland, as the two largest ethnic groups in the province are French and Irish, although many aspects of Canadian aboriginal cuisine have also
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Choderlos de Laclos (French: [pjɛʁ ɑ̃bʁwaz fʁɑ̃swa ʃɔdɛʁlo də laklo]; 18 October 1741 – 5 September 1803) was a French novelist, official, freemason
French Guiana national football team (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Guiana national football team (French: sélection de Guyane de football) is the regional team of the French overseas department and region of
Youri Djorkaeff (1,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Youri Raffi Djorkaeff (French pronunciation: ​[juʁi raffi djɔʁkaɛf]; born 9 March 1968) is a French former professional footballer who played as an attacking
André Marie Constant Duméril (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
André Marie Constant Duméril (January 1, 1774 – August 14, 1860) was a French zoologist. He was professor of anatomy at the Muséum national d'histoire
20th-century French literature (2,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
20th-century French literature is literature written in French from 1900 to 1999. For literature made after 1999, see the article Contemporary French literature
2013 French Open – Men's Singles (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Singles tennis title at the 2013 French Open. With his win in the final, Nadal recorded his 59th match win at the French Open, surpassing the previous record
France and weapons of mass destruction (4,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nuclear weapon in 1960, under the government of Charles de Gaulle. The French military is currently thought to retain a weapons stockpile of around 300
French destroyer Maillé-Brézé (D627) (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
d'escadre) of the French Navy. She was built by Arsenal de Lorient in Lorient, commissioned on 4 May 1957 and named after the French admiral Jean Armand
French submarine Argonaute (S636) (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Argonaute (S636) is an Aréthuse-class submarine, and the fourth ship of the French Navy to bear the name. Launched on 23 October 1958, she served as flagship
Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie (French: [fʁedeʁik ʒɔljo kyʁi]; né Joliot; 19 March 1900 – 14 August 1958) was a French physicist, husband of Irène Joliot-Curie
Ministry of National Education (France) (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research (French: Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche)
Jacques Rancière (2,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacques Rancière (French: [ʁɑ̃sjɛʁ]; born 1940) is a French philosopher, Professor of Philosophy at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee and former Professor
Battle of Fleurus (1794) (1,224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Fleurus, on 26 June 1794, was an engagement between the army of the First French Republic, under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan and the Coalition Army (Britain
Jean-Louis Trintignant (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Louis Xavier Trintignant (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ lwi tʁɛ̃tiɲɑ̃]; born 11 December 1930) is a French actor. He won the Best Actor Award at the
Paris's 13th constituency (103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris (French: Treizième circonscription de Paris) is a French legislative constituency in the Paris département (75). Like the other 576 French constituencies
Sylvain Maréchal (784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sylvain Maréchal (15 August 1750 – 18 January 1803) was a French essayist, poet, philosopher and political theorist, whose views presaged utopian socialism
2002 French legislative election (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French legislative elections took place on 9 June and 16 June 2002 to elect the 12th National Assembly of the Fifth Republic, in a context of political
Clémence Poésy (1,141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clémence Poésy (French: [klemɑ̃s pɔezi]; born 30 October 1982 as Clémence Guichard) is a French actress and fashion model. After starting on the stage
Emmanuelle Béart (911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuelle Béart (born 14 August 1963) is a French film actress, who has appeared in over 60 film and television productions since 1972. An eight-time
Marcel Pagnol (1,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marcel Pagnol (French: [maʁsɛl paɲɔl]; 28 February 1895 – 18 April 1974) was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Regarded as an auteur, in 1946
Miscellaneous right (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miscellaneous right (divers droite, DVD) in France refers to right-wing candidates who are not members of any large party. This can include members of
A Prophet (1,909 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A Prophet (French: Un prophète) is a 2009 French prison drama-crime film directed by Jacques Audiard with a screenplay by Audiard, with Thomas Bidegain
2007 French legislative election (1,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French legislative elections took place on 10 June and 17 June 2007 to elect the 13th National Assembly of the Fifth Republic, a few weeks after the
Mathieu Amalric (394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathieu Amalric (French pronunciation: [ma.tjø a.mal.ʁik] (listen); born 25 October 1965) is a French actor and filmmaker. He is best known internationally
Influence of the French Revolution (5,103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Revolution had a major impact on Europe and the New World. Historians widely regard the Revolution as one of the most important events in human
Victor Guérin (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Victor Guérin (15 September 1821 – 21 September 1891) was a French intellectual, explorer and amateur archaeologist. He published books describing the
French Basque Country (6,445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Basque Country, or Northern Basque Country (Basque: Iparralde (i.e. 'the Northern Region'), French: Pays basque français, Spanish: País Vasco
French dip (565 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A French dip sandwich, also known as a beef dip, is a hot sandwich consisting of thinly sliced roast beef (or, sometimes, other meats) on a "French roll"
Paul Dognin (231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Dognin (10 May 1847 – 10 August 1931) was a French entomologist who specialised in the Lepidoptera of South America. Dognin named 101 new genera of
2016 French Open (1,048 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2016 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 120th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event
Siege of Acre (1799) (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Siege of Acre of 1799 was an unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman-defended, walled city of Acre (now Akko in modern Israel) and was the turning
2019 French Open – Men's Doubles (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
seven years that an all-French team featured in the final. For the first time since the 1972 French Open, all four of the French Open men's doubles semifinal
René Clair (3,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clair (11 November 1898 – 15 March 1981) born René-Lucien Chomette, was a French filmmaker and writer. He first established his reputation in the 1920s as
French Hill (politician) (732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
James French Hill (born December 5, 1956) is an American politician who is the U.S. Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district. He was first
Marie Antoinette (2006 film) (2,997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
based on the life of Queen Marie Antoinette in the years leading up to the French Revolution. It won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design. It was released
French Somaliland (691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Somaliland (French: Côte française des Somalis, lit. Somali: Xeebta Soomaaliyeed ee Faransiiska) was a French colony in the Horn of Africa. It existed
French expedition to Ireland (1796) (5,419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
French expedition to Ireland, known in French as the Expédition d'Irlande ("Expedition to Ireland"), was an unsuccessful attempt by the First French Republic
French Renaissance literature (5,351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Early Modern France. For information on French art and music of the period, see French Renaissance. French Renaissance literature is, for the purpose
Paris's 3rd constituency (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris (French: Troisième circonscription de Paris) is a French legislative constituency in the Paris département (75). Like the other 576 French constituencies
Dominique You (455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lafitte and became the captain of the French corsair Le Pandoure. He was nicknamed "Captain Dominique" by the French and "Johnness" by the Americans. He
2019 French Open – Mixed Doubles (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
champions and became the first team in the Open Era to successfully defend a French Open mixed doubles title, defeating Gabriela Dabrowski and Mate Pavić in
Battle of Vrbanja Bridge (2,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
peacekeepers from the French Army and elements of the Bosnian Serb Army of Republika Srpska (VRS). It began after the VRS seized French-manned United Nations
Jean Baptiste Boisduval (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alphonse Déchauffour de Boisduval (24 June 1799 – 30 December 1879) was a French lepidopterist, botanist, and physician. He was one of the most celebrated
Japanese coup d'état in French Indochina (4,270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Japanese coup d'état in French Indochina, known as Meigo Sakusen (Operation Bright Moon), was a Japanese operation that took place on 9 March 1945
Paul Reynaud (4,305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paul Reynaud (French: [pɔl ʁɛjno]; 15 October 1878 – 21 September 1966) was a French politician and lawyer prominent in the interwar period, noted for
2015 French Open (1,488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2015 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 119th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event
Michel Debré (2,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean-Pierre Debré (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl dəbʁe]; 15 January 1912 – 2 August 1996) was the first Prime Minister of the French Fifth Republic. He
Jean Sylvain Bailly (2,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jean Sylvain Bailly (French: [bɑji]; 15 September 1736 – 12 November 1793) was a French astronomer, mathematician, freemason, and political leader of the
Matteo Guendouzi (735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Matteo Elias Kenzo Guendouzi Olié (French pronunciation: ​[mateo ɡɛnduzi]; born 14 April 1999) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder
French Guiana's 1st constituency (50 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1st constituency of French Guiana is a French legislative constituency in the French Guiana département. It is represented by Gabriel Serville of the
French Union (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Union (French: Union française) (1946–1958) was a political entity created by the French Fourth Republic to replace the old French colonial
Adriatic campaign of 1807–1814 (4,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and independent cruisers harried the combined naval forces of the First French Empire, the Kingdom of Italy, the Illyrian Provinces and the Kingdom of
French Constitution of 1791 (1,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The short-lived French Constitution of 1791 was the first written constitution in France, created after the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien
Cult of Reason (1,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cult of Reason (French: Culte de la Raison) was France's first established state-sponsored atheistic religion, intended as a replacement for Catholicism
Paul Barras (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vicomte de Barras (French: [bara:s]) (30 June 1755 – 29 January 1829), commonly known as Paul Barras, was a French politician of the French Revolution, and
Mathieu Kassovitz (998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathieu Kassovitz (born 3 August 1967) is a French director, screenwriter, producer, editor, and actor. He is the founder of MNP Entreprise, a film production
Ligue Magnus (658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Synerglace Ligue Magnus is the current name for the top men's division of the French ice hockey pyramid, established in 1906. The league was renamed in 2004
Bombardment of Papeete (1,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bombardment of Papeete occurred in French Polynesia when German warships attacked on 22 September 1914, during World War I. The German armoured cruisers
FC Istres (328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Club Istres Ouest Provence (French pronunciation: ​[istʁ]; commonly referred to as simply Istres) (Euronext: MLFCI) is a French association football club
Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln Memorial) (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
States President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) sculpted by Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) and carved by the Piccirilli Brothers. It is in the Lincoln
French Cochinchina (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Cochinchina, sometimes spelled Cochin-China (French: Cochinchine Française, Vietnamese: Nam Kỳ, Hán tự: 南圻), was a colony of French Indochina, encompassing
2018 in France (2,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constituency by-elections, 2018. 28 January – Beginning of the Daval affair, French criminal case concerning the murder of Alexia Daval, whose body was found
Simone Veil (2,275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Simone Annie Liline Veil, DBE (French: [simɔn vɛj] (listen), née Jacob; 13 July 1927 – 30 June 2017) was a French lawyer and politician who served as Minister
Léo Delibes (715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clément Philibert Léo Delibes (French: [klemɑ̃ filibɛʁ leo dəlib]; 21 February 1836 – 16 January 1891) was a French composer of the Romantic era (1815–1910)
Hauts-de-Seine's 13th constituency (76 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 13th constituency of the Hauts-de-Seine is a French legislative constituency in the Hauts-de-Seine département. Hauts-de-Seine's 13th constituency
Fromental Halévy (1,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy (French: [fʁɔmɑ̃tal alevi]; 27 May 1799 – 17 March 1862), was a French composer. He is known today largely for
TF1 Group (498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
TF1 Group (French: Groupe TF1) is a French media holding company, the owner of channel TF1, the largest European private TV channel.[citation needed]
Philippe Noiret (822 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philippe Noiret (French pronunciation: ​[filip nwaʁɛ]; 1 October 1930 – 23 November 2006) was a French film actor. Noiret was born in Lille, France, the
Ranks in the French Navy (621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The rank insignia of the French Navy (French: Marine Nationale) are worn on shoulder straps of shirts and white jackets, and on sleeves for navy jackets
Jacques Delors (982 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacques Lucien Jean Delors (born 20 July 1925) is a French politician who served as the 8th President of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995. He
Seine-et-Marne's 3rd constituency (57 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France" (in French). 2012. "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French). 2007. "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French). 2002.
Charles I of Albret (706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1411, and again from 1413 until 1415. He was also the co-commander of the French army at the Battle of Agincourt where he was killed by the English forces
Medieval French literature (4,429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Medieval French literature is, for the purpose of this article, literature written in Oïl languages (particularly Old French and early Middle French) during
Anarchism in French Guiana (1,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anarchism in French Guiana has a short, and little recorded, history. The only continental territory in Latin America to remain under european control
Nord's 16th constituency (54 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 16th constituency of the Nord is a French legislative constituency in the Nord département. Nord's 16th constituency sits in the heart of the department
2017 French Open – Mixed Doubles (124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mixed Doubles 2017 French Open Champions Gabriela Dabrowski Rohan Bopanna Runners-up Anna-Lena Grönefeld Robert Farah Final score 2–6, 6–2, [12–10] Events
Odsonne Édouard (2,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Odsonne Édouard (born 16 January 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Scottish Premiership club Celtic. Having progressed
Seine-Saint-Denis's 1st constituency (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1st constituency of Seine-Saint-Denis (French: Première circonscription de la Seine-Saint-Denis) is one of the 12 legislative constituencies in Seine-Saint-Denis
French colonization of Texas (4,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French colonization of Texas began with the establishment of a fort in present-day southeastern Texas. It was established in 1685 near Arenosa Creek
1997 French legislative election (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A French legislative election took place on 25 May and 1 June 1997 to elect the 11th National Assembly of the French Fifth Republic. It was the consequence
List of Breton poets (21 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles de Gaulle Meavenn Roparz Hemon Per-Jakez Helias Tristan Corbière Xavier Grall Max Jacob Alfred Jarry Victor Segalen Claire Trévien
Michel Piccoli (2,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Piccoli (born 27 December 1925) is a French actor, producer and film director. He has one of the longest careers in French cinema, and is regarded worldwide
2011 French Open – Men's Singles (370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
7–5, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–1 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2011 French Open, tying him with Björn Borg for most in the Open Era. It was the fourth
François Pinault (1,829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
François Pinault (born 21 August 1936) is a French billionaire businessman, founder of the luxury group Kering and the investment company Artémis. Pinault
French Polynesia's 1st constituency (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
constituency of French Polynesia is a French legislative constituency in French Polynesia. Following the 2010 redistricting of French legislative constituencies
Cantal's 2nd constituency (73 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2nd constituency of Cantal is a French legislative constituency in the Cantal département. It is currently represented by Jean-Yves Bony of The Republicans
Paris's 14th constituency (103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris (French: Quatorzième circonscription de Paris) is a French legislative constituency in the Paris département (75). Like the other 576 French constituencies
Fourth constituency for French residents overseas (1,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fourth constituency for French residents overseas (quatrième circonscription des Français établis hors de France) is one of eleven constituencies each
French submarine Espadon (S637) (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was a Narval-class submarine of the French Navy. Along with sister boat Marsouin, the boat was the first French submarine to steam under sea ice. The
2013 in France (3,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
President François Hollande confirms French participation in operations in Mali against Islamist armed groups. Two French soldiers and seventeen militants
History of far-right movements in France (4,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organized riots. The Organisation armée secrète (OAS) was created in Madrid by French military opposed to the independence of Algeria. Jean-Marie Le Pen founded
French North Africa (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French North Africa was a collection of territories in North Africa controlled by France during the 19th and 20th-century colonial era, centering on French
Max Jacob (795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Max Jacob (French: [maks ʒakɔb]; 12 July 1876 – 5 March 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic. After spending his childhood in Quimper
2014 French Open (1,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2014 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 118th edition of the French Open and the second Grand Slam event
Ancey (1,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancey is a French commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of eastern France. The inhabitants of the commune are known
Edgar Faure (1,355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Edgar Faure (French: [ɛdɡaʁ foʁ]; 18 August 1908 – 30 March 1988) was a French politician, essayist, historian, and memoirist. Faure was born in Béziers
Battle of Neerwinden (1793) (3,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Battle of Neerwinden (18 March 1793) saw a Republican French army led by Charles François Dumouriez attack a Coalition army commanded by Prince Josias
French post-structuralist feminism (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French post-structuralist feminism takes post-structuralism and combines it with feminist views and looks to see if a literary work has successfully used
French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Science and Automation (Inria) (French: Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique) is a French national research institution focusing
Alexandre Millerand (1,117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexandre Millerand (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ milʁɑ̃]; 10 February 1859 – 7 April 1943) was a French politician. He was Prime Minister of France from 20 January
Bernard Kouchner (2,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bernard Kouchner (born 1 November 1939) is a French politician and physician. He is the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Médecins du Monde
Ain's 2nd constituency (53 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2nd constituency of the Ain is a French legislative constituency in the Ain département. It has elected centre-right members since 1958. INSEE statistics
2017 French Open – Men's Singles (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rafael Nadal won his 10th French Open title (his first since 2014) and 15th Grand Slam singles title, defeating Stan Wawrinka in the final, 6–2, 6–3, 6–1
Sylvain Wiltord (1,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sylvain Claude Wiltord (French pronunciation: ​[wiltoʁ]; born 10 May 1974) is a French former professional footballer. Mainly a right winger, he also played
Yanam (5,333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yanam (French: Yanaon) is a town located in Yanam district, Puducherry, India, which forms a 30 km² enclave in the district of East Godavari in Andhra
French house (1,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French house is a style of house music originally produced by French artists, a popular strand of the late 1990s and 2000s European dance music scene and
2014 French Open – Women's Singles (613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title and 5th major overall by defeating first-time finalist Simona Halep 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, to win the Women's
Paris's 16th constituency (25 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 16th constituency of Paris is a French legislative constituency in Paris. "Résultats des élections législatives 2012". Ministry of the Interior. Retrieved
René Pleven (1,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
René Pleven (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne pləvɛ̃]; 15 April 1901 – 13 January 1993) was a notable French politician of the Fourth Republic. A member of
French Armenian Legion (746 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Armenian Legion (French: Légion arménienne) was a foreign legion unit within the French Army active during and just after World War I which fought
Ministry of Ecology (885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ministry for the Ecological and Solidary Transition (French: Ministère de la Transition écologique et solidaire), was created as the Ministry of the
Isère's 3rd constituency (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 3rd constituency of Isère is one of ten French legislative constituencies in the Isère département. It was defined in 1986 to cover the then cantons
2017 in France (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first elements of what will become the Fillon affair. 29 January – The French Socialist Party presidential primary, 2017 is won by Benoît Hamon. France