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France (30,382 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 language (10,498 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 Revolution (26,036 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 Guiana (5,617 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 the French Republic on the northern Atlantic coast
Vichy France (24,407 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
French Polynesia (5,197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Polynesia (/ˈfrɛntʃ pɒlɪˈniːʒə/ (listen); French: Polynésie française [pɔlinezi fʁɑ̃sɛz]; Tahitian: Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity
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 fries (5,556 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, Hiberno-English), finger chips (Indian English), or french-fried
Marion Cotillard (9,272 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
Regions of France (1,076 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
Franco-Prussian War (11,573 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 Open (3,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Open (French: Championnats Internationaux de France de Tennis), also called Roland-Garros (French: [ʁɔlɑ̃ ɡaʁos]), is a major tennis tournament
First French Empire (4,451 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
French cuisine (7,784 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 (13,301 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
Departments of France (2,708 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
President of France (4,185 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
List of French monarchs (2,768 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
French Foreign Legion (14,318 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
Battle of Verdun (16,343 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
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
Louis Philippe I (5,556 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 Indochina (4,504 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
Reign of Terror (4,679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly The Terror (French: la Terreur), refers to a period of the French Revolution when, following the creation of the First French Republic, a series
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 (4,616 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 (1,781 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
First Indochina War (13,083 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
Communes of France (6,078 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
French Canadians (5,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Canadians (also referred to as Canadiens; French: Canadiens français [kanadjɛ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛ] or Canadiennes françaises [kanadjɛn fʁɑ̃sɛz]) are an ethnic
Flag of France (3,371 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
Free France (11,360 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 First Republic (1,087 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
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
French Montana (7,113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
[kæɾiːm χɑʁbuːʃ]) (born November 9, 1984), better known by his stage name French Montana, is a Moroccan-American rapper. Born and raised in Morocco, he immigrated
French horn (5,427 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
Algerian War (19,431 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
Second French Empire (5,262 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
L'Équipe (1,126 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
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
La Marseillaise (5,227 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
Catherine Deneuve (3,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known professionally as Catherine Deneuve (/dəˈnɜːv/; French: [katʁin dənœv] (listen)), is a French actress as well as an occasional singer, model and producer
Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (1,707 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
French Air Force (6,224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Air Force (French: Armée de l'Air Française [aʁme də l‿ɛʁ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]; lit. Army of the Air) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was
Metz (8,908 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
French Algeria (10,263 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
Coupe de France (1,818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Simon, is the premier knockout cup competition in French football organized by the French Football Federation (FFF). It was first held in 1917 and
Bastille Day (4,982 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
Old French (6,511 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
La République En Marche! (4,194 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
Louisiana Creole people (9,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louisiana Creole people (French: Créoles de la Louisiane, Spanish: Criollos de Luisiana), are persons descended from the inhabitants of colonial Louisiana
Serge Gainsbourg (5,086 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
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 Fifth Republic (2,127 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
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
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 (14,880 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 (4,976 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 Armed Forces (2,725 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
Académie française (2,604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(French: Académie française, French pronunciation: ​[akademi fʁɑ̃sɛːz]), also sometimes referred to as the French Academy, is the pre-eminent French council
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 (2,762 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
New Wave (French: La Nouvelle Vague) is a French art film movement which emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. New Wave filmmakers were linked by a spirit of
French campaign in Egypt and Syria (10,270 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
Hauts-de-France (506 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
Agnès Varda (4,815 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
Bernard Arnault (2,181 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
Charlotte Gainsbourg (2,882 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 Southern and Antarctic Lands (1,170 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
Pierre Curie (2,269 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
Haitian Creole (7,871 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
Le Monde (1,748 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
Prime Minister of France (1,143 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
French franc (4,286 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
Jean Cocteau (4,176 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
Việt Minh (1,501 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
Collectivity of Saint Martin (2,939 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 Communist Party (5,612 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
French Bulldog (4,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Bulldog is a breed of domestic dog. They are the result of a cross between Toy Bulldogs imported from England and local ratters in Paris, France
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
Second French intervention in Mexico (4,373 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, 1861–1867; known as Expédition du Mexique in France), also
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
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 West Africa (2,665 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
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
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
Alain Delon (5,756 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
War of the First Coalition (2,379 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
Senate (France) (1,279 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 Republican calendar (4,466 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
Anna Karina (2,821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
December 2019) was a Danish-French film avant garde actress, director, writer, and singer. She rose to prominence as French New Wave director Jean-Luc
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
Vincent Cassel (1,659 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
Christine Lagarde (4,512 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 and lawyer serving
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
Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon (4,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon (French: Mandat pour la Syrie et le Liban; Arabic: الانتداب الفرنسي على سوريا ولبنان‎ al-intidāb al-fransi 'ala suriya
French Revolution of 1848 (5,964 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
Château (1,735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
frequently, in French-speaking regions. The word chateau is a French word that has entered the English language (English plural: châteaus; French plural: châteaux)
Moussa Dembélé (French footballer) (2,832 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
Louisiana (New France) (8,337 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 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
Marine Le Pen (13,377 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 a lawyer serving as President of the National
French India (2,614 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
Savitri Devi (2,283 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 Maximiani Portas (pronounced [mak.si.mja.ni pɔʁ.tɑ]), a proponent of Nazism
French Revolution of 1848 (5,964 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
Battle of Dien Bien Phu (9,286 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
Château (1,735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
frequently, in French-speaking regions. The word chateau is a French word that has entered the English language (English plural: châteaus; French plural: châteaux)
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
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;
Napoleonic Code (3,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Code (French: Code Napoléon; officially Code civil des Français, referred to as (le) Code civil) is the French civil code established under the French Consulate
Norman language (1,341 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
Lists of French films (65 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French cinema, ordered by year and decade of release on separate pages. For an alphabetical list of French films see Category:French films. French films
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
French toast (1,501 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, add cinnamon, then fried. Alternative names and variants include "eggy bread", "Bombay
Dawn French (3,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter. She is best known for starring in and writing for the BBC
Cinema of France (4,348 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
Green bean (1,295 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
Provisional Government of the French Republic (1,624 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
French literature (2,308 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
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 Academy of Sciences (1,668 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
Education in France (4,641 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
French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (4,916 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
Olga Kurylenko (1,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Olga Konstiantinivna Kurylenko (born 14 November 1979) is a French-Ukrainian actress and model. She was discovered as a model in Moscow at the age of 13
Michel Legrand (1,799 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
Languages of Switzerland (1,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The four national languages of Switzerland are German, French, Italian and Romansh. All but Romansh maintain equal status as official languages at the
Haute cuisine (947 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Haute cuisine (French: [ot kɥizin]; lit. "high cooking") or grande cuisine is the cuisine of "high-level" establishments, gourmet restaurants and luxury
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
Centre-Val de Loire (568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˌvæl də ˈlwɑːr/, French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃tʁə val də lwaʁ] , literal translation: "Centre Loire Valley") or Centre Region (French: Région Centre, pronounced [ʁeʒjɔ̃
Coupe de la Ligue (863 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
French wine (4,611 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
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
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
François-René de Chateaubriand (3,464 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
Mélanie Laurent (4,378 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
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
Pied-Noir (4,079 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pieds-Noirs (French pronunciation: ​[pjenwaʁ], "Black-Feet", singular Pied-Noir) are the people of French and other European origin who were born in
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 (4,388 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
M. Pokora (3,766 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
Napoleon II (1,907 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
Johnny Hallyday (3,124 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
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
Michel Hazanavicius (1,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michel Hazanavicius (French: [mi.ʃɛl a.za.na.vi.sjys] (listen); born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best
Culture of France (10,476 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
Japanese invasion of French Indochina (2,154 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
Metropolitan France (1,278 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 area of the French Republic which
French protectorate in Morocco (4,860 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
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
Michel Hazanavicius (1,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michel Hazanavicius (French: [mi.ʃɛl a.za.na.vi.sjys] (listen); born 29 March 1967) is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best
Japanese invasion of French Indochina (2,154 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 protectorate in Morocco (4,860 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
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
New Hebrides (1,136 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
Coup of 18 Brumaire (1,427 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
Odsonne Édouard (2,186 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
Monument historique (646 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
Guillaume Apollinaire (2,570 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
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
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
Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (436 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 of the Government of France that
French Quarter (3,793 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré, is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. After New Orleans (La Nouvelle-Orléans in French)
Libération (1,685 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
Finistère (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Finistère (/ˌfɪnɪˈstɛər/, French: [finistɛʁ] (listen); Breton: Penn-ar-Bed [ˌpɛnarˈbeːt]) is a department of France in the extreme west of Brittany. The
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
Irène Joliot-Curie (2,437 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
Marquis de Condorcet (3,937 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
François Rabelais (3,372 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
Constitution of France (1,621 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
Society Islands (952 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
Baguette (1,821 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
French Wikipedia (829 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
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
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
2007 French presidential election (10,483 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
Oggy and the Cockroaches (3,830 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 comedy animated children's television series produced
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
André Masséna (2,317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Prince of Essling (born Andrea Massena; 16 May 1758 – 4 April 1817) was a French military commander during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. He was
Charlotte Corday (3,903 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
List of presidents of France (1,107 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),
Stendhal (3,761 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 (1,482 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
French Community of Belgium (1,211 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
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
Pyrénées-Atlantiques (629 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
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
Beaver Wars (5,001 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
Thermidorian Reaction (1,507 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
Sino-French War (11,823 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
Calvados (department) (983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Calvados (French pronunciation: [kalvados] (listen))[needs Norman IPA] is a department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. It takes its name
History of the Jews in France (16,421 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
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;
Isère (649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Isère (US: /iːˈzɛər/ ee-ZAIR, French: [izɛʁ] (listen); Arpitan: Isera; Occitan: Isèra) is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France
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
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
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
France–United Kingdom relations (17,138 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)
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
Eugénie de Montijo (3,336 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
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
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
Alphonse de Lamartine (2,098 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
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
Justice (band) (3,770 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
List of French Open men's singles champions (1,761 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
Alfred Dreyfus (2,043 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
Foreign relations of France (5,390 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
French Defence (6,111 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
Mathieu Amalric (421 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
List of French cheeses (447 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
Quebec French (8,680 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 Québécois) is the predominant variety of the French language
Attack on Mers-el-Kébir (3,919 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
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
National Assembly (French Revolution) (1,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During the French Revolution, the National Assembly (French: Assemblée nationale), which existed from 17 June 1789 to 9 July 1789, was a revolutionary
Thomas Bangalter (2,094 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, singer, songwriter, DJ, composer
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;
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
2012 French presidential election (5,242 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
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
French Connection (1,944 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
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
Yvelines (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yvelines (French pronunciation: [ivlin] (listen)) is a department in the region of Île-de-France, France. Located west of Hauts-de-Seine, it had a population
Franc (1,439 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)
List of French supercentenarians (4,148 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],
French Army in World War I (6,191 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
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
Hauts-de-Seine (479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hauts-de-Seine (French: [o d(ə) sɛn] (listen); literally "Seine Heights") is a department of France located in the region of Île-de-France. It is part
2016 French Open – Men's Singles (609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
final, 3–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 to capture his first French Open Men's Singles tennis title at the 2016 French Open. Djokovic completed a career Grand Slam and
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
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
French language in the United States (2,817 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
Groupama–FDJ (1,165 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
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
French Rugby Federation (246 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
Free French Naval Forces (1,268 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
Bacary Sagna (2,818 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. He has mainly played in the Premier League
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
Laïcité (3,748 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
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
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
Charlie Hebdo (6,058 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
Aristide Briand (4,369 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
Charente (625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charente (French: [ʃaʁɑ̃t] (listen); Saintongeais: Chérente; Occitan: Charanta) is a department in western France, north half of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
Ratatouille (424 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
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
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
Robert Schuman (2,776 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 French statesman. Schuman was a Christian
Paul Verlaine (2,167 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 Symbolist movement and the
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
Vosges (department) (1,107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Vosges (French pronunciation: [voʒ] (listen)) is an eastern department of France named after the Vosges mountain range. It consists of 17 cantons and 507
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
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
African French (3,025 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
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
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
Jérôme Bonaparte (2,071 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
Sabri Lamouchi (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sabri Lamouchi (Arabic: صبري لموشي‎, born 9 November 1971) is a French former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He is the manager of
L'Express (892 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
Louis Aragon (2,203 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
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
Anatole France (1,476 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
Raymond Aron (1,881 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 protectorate of Tunisia (4,551 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
2002 French presidential election (1,209 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
Manicure (1,395 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 (579 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 main scene of major fighting. Only one large-scale action took place
New French Extremity (3,897 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
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
François-Noël Babeuf (2,699 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
Aveyron (2,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aveyron (French: [avɛʁɔ̃] (listen); Occitan: Avairon; [aβajˈɾu]) is a department located in Occitanie region of Southern France. Named after the Aveyron
Louis Jourdan (2,426 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
Achille Valenciennes (306 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'
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
2015 French Open – Men's Singles (443 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
Franco-Thai War (2,048 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
Zaian War (7,393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French conquest of Morocco. Morocco had become a French protectorate in 1912, and Resident-General Louis-Hubert Lyautey sought to extend French influence
List of French desserts (487 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
Languedoc-Roussillon (1,630 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
Marjane Satrapi (2,007 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
CFA franc (2,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The CFA franc (in French: franc CFA [fʁɑ̃ seɛfɑ], originally Franc of the French Colonies in Africa, recently Franc of the Financial Community of Africa
French nationality law (3,874 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French nationality law is historically based on the principles of jus soli (Latin for "right of soil"), according to Ernest Renan's definition, in opposition
Marguerite Duras (1,942 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
Provinces of France (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the department (French: département) system superseded provinces. The provinces of France were
AZERTY (3,560 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
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
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
French playing cards (3,044 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
René Goscinny (1,453 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-Jewish
Adèle Haenel (1,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adèle Haenel (French: [adɛl enɛl]; born 11 February 1989) is a French actress. Haenel began her career as a child actress and quickly rose to prominence
Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1,789 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 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
French Sign Language family (733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Sign Language (LSF) or Francosign family is a language family of sign languages which includes French Sign Language and American Sign Language
French architecture (3,693 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
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
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 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
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
Jacques Prévert (1,365 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
Republic of Upper Volta (720 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,
France–United States relations (12,551 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
Émigré (544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An émigré (French: [emigʁe]) is a person who has emigrated, often with a connotation of political or social self-exile. The word is the past participle
Langues d'oïl (3,008 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dɔːˈiːl/ French: [lɑ̃ɡdɔjl], English: oïl languages) (also known as the French languages) are a dialect continuum that includes standard French and its
Francophonie (235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quality of speaking French. The term designates the ensemble of people, organisations and governments that share the use of French on a daily basis and
French Cameroon (1,669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Cameroon or French Cameroons (French: Cameroun) was a League of Nations Mandate territory in Central Africa. It now forms part of the independent
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
List of French dishes (1,252 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
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
French orthography (3,056 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
French playing cards (3,044 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
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
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
2019 French Open – Men's Singles (719 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
French Sign Language family (733 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Sign Language (LSF) or Francosign family is a language family of sign languages which includes French Sign Language and American Sign Language
French Sudan (2,523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Sudan (French: Soudan français; Arabic: السودان الفرنسي‎ as-Sūdān al-Faransī) was a French colonial territory in the Federation of French West Africa
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
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
Zarphatic language (316 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
Croque monsieur (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A croque monsieur (French pronunciation: ​[kʁɔk məsjø]) is a hot sandwich made with ham and cheese. The dish originated in French cafés and bars as a quick
Chamber of Deputies (France) (429 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
French-speaking Quebecer (85 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
French press (1,023 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
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
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
Cher (department) (380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cher (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛʁ]; Berrichon: Char) is a department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France. It is named after the Cher River. Cher
List of high schools in Ontario (4,732 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
Louisiana French (7,750 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
Jean Jaurès (3,059 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
Dora Maar (2,480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Markovitch (22 November 1907 – 16 July 1997), known as Dora Maar, was a French photographer, painter, and poet. Henriette Theodora Markovitch was the only
AlloCiné (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an entertainment website which specializes on providing information on French cinema, mostly centering on novelties' promotion with DVD, Blu-ray and VOD
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
Charles Maurras (3,888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles-Marie-Photius Maurras (/məˈræs/; French: [ʃaʁl moʁas]; 20 April 1868 – 16 November 1952) was a French author, politician, poet, and critic. He
Minister of the Armed Forces (France) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Minister of the Armed Forces (French: Ministre des Armées, lit. Minister of the Armies) is the official in charge of the Ministry of the Armed Forces
2014 French Open – Men's Singles (474 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
French Stewart (893 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, known for his role as Harry Solomon on the
RDS2 (124 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
RDS2 is a Canadian pay television channel, acting as the secondary feed of French-language television network Reseau des sports, owned by CTV Specialty Television
Nouvelle cuisine (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nouvelle cuisine (French: [nuvɛl kɥizin]; lit. "new cuisine") is an approach to cooking and food presentation in French cuisine. In contrast to cuisine
LGBT rights in France (6,505 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
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
2009 French Open – Men's Singles (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
final 6–1, 7–6(7–1), 6–4 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2009 French Open. Federer completed the career Grand Slam, and equaled Pete Sampras'
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
2013 French Open – Men's Singles (1,064 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
L'Obs (875 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
French Indochina in World War II (5,290 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
Gazélec Ajaccio (520 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
Béchamel sauce (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Béchamel sauce (/ˌbeɪʃəˈmɛl/; French: [beʃamɛl]), also known as white sauce, is made from a white roux (butter and flour) and milk. It has been considered
French-based creole languages (716 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
L'Obs (875 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
French Indochina in World War II (5,290 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
Béchamel sauce (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Béchamel sauce (/ˌbeɪʃəˈmɛl/; French: [beʃamɛl]), also known as white sauce, is made from a white roux (butter and flour) and milk. It has been considered
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
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)
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
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
French Congo (489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
16°E / 1°S 16°E / -1; 16 The French Congo (French: Congo français) or Middle Congo (French: Moyen-Congo) was a French colony which at one time comprised
Louis-Ferdinand Céline (4,472 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
Francophobia (3,981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anti-French sentiment (Francophobia or Gallophobia) is an extreme or irrational fear or contempt of France, the French people, the French government or
Annam (French protectorate) (1,431 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
John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (33,230 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) (387 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
National Guard (France) (2,480 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
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
Union for French Democracy (3,053 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
The French Dispatch (1,957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun (known simply as The French Dispatch) is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson
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
Ranks in the French Army (2,391 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
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
Odilon Redon (1,988 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
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
French hip hop (4,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French hip hop is the hip hop music style developed in French-speaking countries. By 1982 and 1983, a number of hip hop radio shows had appeared on Paris
Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1,141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French  French First Republic  First French Empire Service/branch Army Years of service 1791–1813 Rank Marshal of the Empire Battles/wars French Revolutionary
Catholic Church in France (2,293 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
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
Northern Catalonia (1,939 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
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
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
Lozère (985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lozère (French pronunciation: ​[lɔzɛʁ]; Occitan: Losera [luˈzeɾɔ]) is a department in the region of Occitanie in Southern France, located near the Massif
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
Mathieu Valbuena (5,863 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 professional footballer who plays
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
Greater Lebanon (2,075 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
Paul Valéry (2,486 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
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
Amir Haddad (1,579 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
Alliance Française (3,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alliance française or simply AF (French: Alliance Française, French pronunciation: ​[aljɑ̃s fʁɑ̃sɛz]; The French Alliance), is an international organization
Louisiana Creole (2,717 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
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
Gaël Kakuta (3,622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a left winger for French club Amiens SC and the DR Congo national football team. A youth product
Le Devoir (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Le Devoir ([lə də.vwaʁ], "Duty") is a French-language newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec and throughout Canada. It was founded by
François Darlan (2,852 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
TF1 Group (573 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]
Feminism in France (5,257 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
Anglo-French War (1778–1783) (5,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Anglo-French War was a military conflict fought between France and Great Britain with their respective allies between 1778 and 1783. In 1778, France
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
Battle of Sedan (2,321 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
2019 in France (4,729 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
Mathieu Valbuena (5,863 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 professional footballer who plays
Frère Jacques (1,247 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Frère Jacques (/ˌfrɛərə ˈʒɑːkə/, French: [fʁɛʁ ʒɑk], in the nursery rhyme and in song more generally [fʁɛʁə ʒɑkə]), also known in English as Brother John
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
Quebec nationalism (6,186 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
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
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
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
Le Devoir (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Le Devoir ([lə də.vwaʁ], "Duty") is a French-language newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec and throughout Canada. It was founded by
Feminism in France (5,257 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
Michel Piccoli (2,305 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
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
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 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
Sister republic (476 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
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
Anglo-French War (1778–1783) (5,886 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The Anglo-French War was a military conflict fought between France and Great Britain with their respective allies between 1778 and 1783. In 1778, France
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
2019 in France (4,729 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
2018 French Open – Men's Singles (583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
final, 6–4, 6–3, 6–2 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2018 French Open. Nadal equaled Margaret Court's all-time record of 11 Grand Slam singles
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
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
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
Battle of Talavera (3,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
against French-occupied Madrid. The French army withdrew at night after several of its attacks had been repulsed. After Marshal Soult's French army had
Miscellaneous right (66 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Right-wing candidates who are not members of any large party (French term)
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
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
Opération Chammal (3,270 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
Daniel Chester French (2,590 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Chester French (April 20, 1850 – October 7, 1931), one of the most prolific and acclaimed American sculptors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth
Simone Veil (2,271 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
2019 French Open – Women's Singles (643 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
French expedition to Ireland (1796) (5,406 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
Anarchism in France (7,502 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
Henri Michel (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Henri Louis Michel (28 October 1947 – 24 April 2018) was a French football player and coach. He played as a midfielder for Nantes and the France national
Arrondissement (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/æˈrɒndiːsmɒ̃, ˌærɒnˈdiːsmɒ̃/, US: /æˌrɒndiːsˈmɒ̃, -ˌroʊn-, əˈrɒndɪsmənt/, French: [aʁɔ̃dismɑ̃] (listen)) is any of various administrative divisions of France
French Somaliland (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Somaliland (French: Côte française des Somalis, lit. Somali: Dhulka Soomaaliyeed ee Faransiiska) was a French colony in the Horn of Africa. It existed
French phonology (4,912 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
Law of France (1,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In academic terms, French law can be divided into two main categories: private law (Droit privé) and public law (droit public). This differs from the traditional
Villefranche-sur-Mer (1,727 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Villefranche-sur-Mer (US: /ˌviːl(ə)ˈfrɒ̃ʃ sʊər ˈmɛər/, French: [vilfʁɑ̃ʃ syʁ mɛʁ]; Occitan: Vilafranca de Mar [ˌvilɔˈfʀaŋkɔ de ˈmaʀ]; Italian: Villafranca
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
2002 French legislative election (368 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
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
Forbidden Games (935 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
National Police (France) (1,869 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
L'Humanité (850 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 submarine Argonaute (S636) (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
636) is an Aréthuse-class submarine, and the fourth ship of the French Navy (French: Marine Nationale) to bear the name. Launched on 29 June 1957, the
Empire style (1,069 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
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)
Ranks in the French Navy (597 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
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
2011 French Open – Men's Singles (405 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
Emmanuelle Riva (907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuelle Riva (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl ʁiva]; 24 February 1927 – 27 January 2017) was a French actress, best known for her roles in the films
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
Kurt Zouma (3,180 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
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
French polish (794 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
Youri Djorkaeff (2,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Youri Raffi Djorkaeff (French pronunciation: ​[juʁi rafi dʒɔʁkaɛf]; born 9 March 1968) is a French former professional footballer who played as an attacking
Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1,531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(IPA: [ʒɑ̃ batist klebɛʁ]) (9 March 1753 – 14 June 1800) was a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars. His military career started in Habsburg
French expedition to Ireland (1796) (5,406 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 protectorate of Laos (4,709 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
2014 French Open (1,076 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
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
List of territorial entities where French is an official language (93 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French is an official language in 29 independent nations. The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where French is an official or de
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
Camille Rowe (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pourcheresse (born January 1986), known professionally as Camille Rowe, is a French–American model who has appeared on the cover of Playboy in 2016. Rowe was
List of French-language authors (5,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chronological list of French language authors (regardless of nationality), by date of birth. For an alphabetical list of writers of French nationality (broken
French Guiana national football team (378 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
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
Villefranche-sur-Mer (1,727 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Villefranche-sur-Mer (US: /ˌviːl(ə)ˈfrɒ̃ʃ sʊər ˈmɛər/, French: [vilfʁɑ̃ʃ syʁ mɛʁ]; Occitan: Vilafranca de Mar [ˌvilɔˈfʀaŋkɔ de ˈmaʀ]; Italian: Villafranca
FC Istres (323 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
History of Ivory Coast (4,669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French until 1898. Throughout the early years of French rule, French military contingents were sent inland to establish new posts. The French penetration
Marie Antoinette (2006 film) (2,998 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
L'Humanité (850 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
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
Aimé Césaire (2,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fernand David Césaire (/ɛmeɪ seɪˈzɛər/; French: [ɛme sezɛʁ]; 26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from the
18th-century French literature (3,434 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
18th-century French literature is French literature written between 1715, the year of the death of King Louis XIV of France, and 1798, the year of the
Paul Dognin (244 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
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 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
Haute-Corse (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Haute-Corse (French pronunciation: ​[ot.kɔʁs]; Corsican: Corsica suprana or Cismonte; English: Upper Corsica) is an administrative department of France
2012 French Open – Men's Singles (536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tennis title at the 2012 French Open. The win was Nadal's seventh French Open title, surpassing Björn Borg's record of six French Open titles and tying Pete
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
Alexandre Millerand (1,142 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
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
List of French possessions and colonies (1,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During the 19th and 20th centuries, the French colonial empire was the second largest colonial empire behind the British Empire; it extended over 12,898
2010 French Open – Men's Singles (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his fifth French Open title by defeating Robin Söderling in the final, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2010 French Open. Nadal
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
Pierre Schaeffer (3,142 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
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
Emmanuelle Béart (939 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
2020 in France (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
people with a knife before perpetrator was shot dead by police 18 January – French police called for backup as protesters tried to storm a theater where President
French Cochinchina (1,033 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
Omar Sy (755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Omar Sy (born 20 January 1978) is a French actor and comedian. He is known for his sketches with Fred Testot and his role in The Intouchables, and for
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
Claude Puel (1,429 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
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
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
Fronde (2,843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fronde (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɔ̃d]) was a series of civil wars in France between 1648 and 1653, occurring in the midst of the Franco-Spanish War
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
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
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
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
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 Dognin (244 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
Paris's 12th constituency (103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris (French: Douzième circonscription de Paris) is a French legislative constituency in the Paris département (75). Like the other 576 French constituencies
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
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
Presidential elections in France (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
president was elected by the Congress of the French Parliament, a joint meeting of both houses of the French Parliament (the National Assembly and the Senate)
1988 French legislative election (443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French legislative elections took place on 5 June and 12 June 1988, to elect the ninth National Assembly of the Fifth Republic, one month after the re-election
France Football (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France Football is a French weekly magazine containing football news from all over the world. It is one of the most reputable sports publications in Europe
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
Lucas Hernandez (2,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lucas François Bernard Hernandez (French: [lukas ɛʁnɑ̃dɛz, - ɛʁnandɛs]; born 14 February 1996), or simply Lucas, is a French professional footballer who plays
Louis Blanc (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc (/blɑːn/; French: [blɑ̃]; 29 October 1811 – 6 December 1882) was a French politician and historian. A socialist who favored
Algerian Braille (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the unification French, English, German, and Egyptian Braille on the original French order in 1878. Code braille arabe (in French) "World Braille Usage"
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
French and Indian Wars (2,287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French and Indian Wars were a series of conflicts that occurred in North America between 1688 and 1763, some of which indirectly were related to the
Miscellaneous left (57 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miscellaneous left (divers gauche, DVG) in France refers to left-wing candidates who are not members of a large party. They either include small left-wing
Luxembourg Football Federation (117 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Football Federation (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuerger Foussballfederatioun; French: Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Football, FLF; German: Luxemburger Fußballföderation)
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
2017 French Open – Women's Singles (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
final, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2017 French Open. This was Ostapenko's first WTA Tour-level singles title. She became
French Alps (743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The French Alps are the portions of the Alps mountain range that stand within France, located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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
2015 French Open – Women's Singles (447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–2 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2015 French Open. This win gave Williams her third Career Grand Slam. Williams also
French Basque Country (6,453 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
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
Kaocen revolt (810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kaocen revolt was a Tuareg rebellion against French colonial rule of the area around the Aïr Mountains of northern Niger during 1916–17. Ag Mohammed
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
1998 French Open (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1998 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The tournament was
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
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1,122 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
History of far-right movements in France (4,929 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
Sixth constituency for French residents overseas (947 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sixth constituency for French residents overseas (sixième circonscription des Français établis hors de France) is one of eleven constituencies each
Stade Rochelais (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stade Rochelais [stad ʁɔʃ.lɛ], commonly called La Rochelle, is a French rugby union club who compete in the Top 14. They were founded in 1898 and play
Francophile (7,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
has a strong affinity towards any or all of the French language, French history, French culture or French people. That affinity may include France itself
Patois (701 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in French, patois refers to any sociolect associated with uneducated rural classes, in contrast with the dominant prestige language (Standard French) spoken
TMC (TV channel) (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Franco–Monégasque general entertainment television channel, owned by the French media holding company TF1 Group. The oldest private channel in Europe, TMC
Yohan Cabaye (7,073 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Yohan Cabaye (French pronunciation: ​[jɔ.an ka.baj]; born 14 January 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Ligue
Paris's 15th constituency (134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paris (French: Quinzième circonscription de Paris) is a French legislative constituency in the Paris département (75). Like the other 576 French constituencies
2014 French Open – Mixed Doubles (144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mixed Doubles 2014 French Open Champions Anna-Lena Grönefeld Jean-Julien Rojer Runners-up Julia Görges Nenad Zimonjić Final score 4–6, 6–2, [10–7] Events
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
2013 French Open – Women's Singles (956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
French Open. Williams' victory in the final earned her a multiple slam set in Women's Singles, her 16th Grand Slam singles title, her second French Open
2022 French presidential election (2,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The first round of the 2022 French presidential election will be held between 8 and 23 April 2022, with the second round held two weeks after the first
2017 French Open – Mixed Doubles (132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna won the Mixed Doubles tennis title at the 2017 French Open, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Robert Farah in the final, 2–6,
Battle of Stockach (1799) (3,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
The [First] Battle of Stockach occurred on 25 March 1799, when French and Austrian armies fought for control of the geographically strategic Hegau region
Christine and the Queens (1,499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Letissier (French pronunciation: ​[elɔiz adəlaid lətisje]; born 1 June 1988), professionally known as Christine and the Queens or simply Chris, is a French singer
France women's national basketball team (46 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
basketball team is administrated by the Fédération Française de Basket-Ball (French Federation). The team's nickname Les Braqueuses ("the robbers") originated
2005 French riots (4,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2005 French riots was a three-week period of riots in the suburbs of Paris and other French cities, in October and November 2005. These riots involved
Le Point (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Le Point (French pronunciation: ​[ləˈpwɛ̃]) is a French weekly political and news magazine published in Paris, France. Le Point was founded in September
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
Third Treaty of San Ildefonso (1,792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
secret agreement signed on 1 October 1800 between the Spanish Empire and the French Republic by which Spain agreed in principle to exchange its North American
List of Swiss poets (435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Peider Lansel (1863–1943) (in French) Le Temps Saturday 15 February 2014. "Pierrette Micheloud (1915-2007)" (in French). Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire