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Des Dates Importants dans l'histoire de la France

  • Oct 14, 1016

    Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings
    The Battle of Hastings occurred on 14 October 1066 during the Norman conquest of England, between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army under King Harold II. It took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 10 km (61⁄4 miles) northwest of Hastings, close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex, and was a decisive Norman victory.
  • Dec 5, 1297

    St.Lopuis (Louis IX)

    St.Lopuis (Louis IX)
  • Oct 25, 1415

    Battle of Agincourt

    Battle of Agincourt
    The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory against a numerically superior French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near modern-day Agincourt, in northern France.
  • Mar 6, 1429

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc
    At the age of thirteen she thought she heard the voices of St. Michael, St. Catherine and St. Margaret bidding her rescue the Paris region from English domination. She presented herself before the local commander, Robert de Baudricourt, and persuaded him, after he had had her exorcised, to take her across the English-occupied territory to the dauphin at Chinon, which they reached March 6, 1429.
  • Aug 24, 1572

    St.Bartholomew's Day Massacre

    St.Bartholomew's Day Massacre
    one of the most horrifying holocausts in history
  • Edict of Nantes

    Edict of Nantes
    The Edict of Nantes marked the end of France’s Wars of Religion [1562 – 1598]
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The French Revolution was not only a crucial event considered in the context of Western history, but was also, perhaps the single most crucial influence on British intellectual, philosophical, and political life in the nineteenth century.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    The vast Louisiana Territory was purchased for 60 Million Francs or about $15,000,000.00 of which $11,250,000.00 was to be paid directly. The balance to be covered by the U.S. in the assumption of French debts to U. S. citizens. This territory included 800,000 square miles of land. With war coming to the French, Napolean Boneapart needed money to finance for weapons and supplies, he couldn't protect the Louisiana territory and fight two wars at the same time so sold the territory to the Ameri
  • Charlemange 800-843

    Charlemange 800-843
    During his reign, he conquered Italy and was crowned Imperator Augustus by Pope Leo III on 25 December 800.
  • Hugh Capet

    Hugh Capet
    "Hugh the Great", was the first King of France of the eponymous Capetian dynasty from his election to succeed the Carolingian Louis V in 987 until his death.