history of france chieny

  • Oct 14, 1066

    Battle of Hastings

    Harold 2 was killed in battle when he got shot through the eye. He was the last english king to die in battle. Fight was between the Norman-French army and the English army
  • May 30, 1412

    Joan of arc (1412-May 30 1431)

    was a national heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint.Joan asserted that she had visions from God that instructed her to recover her homeland.
  • Oct 25, 1415

    battle of agincourt

    Occured in northern france.Henry V led his troops into battle and participated in hand-to-hand fighting.
  • Aug 23, 1572

    St. Bartholomew's Day massacre

    The massacre took place six days after the wedding of the king's. It was a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Roman Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Huguenots
  • Edict of Nantes

    In the Edict, Henry aimed primarily to promote civil unity.The Edict separated civil from religious unity, treated some Protestants for the first time.
  • The French Revolution (1789–1799)

    It was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France that had a major impact on France and indeed all of Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years.
  • The Louisiana Purchase (1803-1804)

    The U.S. paid 60 million francs for the Louisiana Territory. This doubled the size of the US.
  • World War 1 (1914-1918)

    Also referred to as the great war. More than70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.
  • Clovis 1-king of the franks (481-511)

    he was the first catholic king to rule ove Gaul. Not only was he a Frankish king. He was a roman officail as well.
  • Charlemagne (742-814)

    He expanded the Frankish kingdon into an empire. His name meant Charles the Great.