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July Monarchy

History; French history

The July Monarchy was a period of liberal constitutional monarchy in France between 1830 to 1848. This period was ruled over by King Louis-Philippe, who reigned until his ...

Second French Empire

History; French history

The Second French Empire was an Imperial regime under Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870. This era saw the expansion of the French empire overseas and took place between the Second ...

Vichy France

History; French history

Vichy France, or the Vichy Government, was a period of government in France that collaborated with the Axis powers from July 1940 to August 1944 in World War II. It was based in ...

Provisional Government of the French Republic

History; French history

The Provisional Government of the French Republic was an interim government of France from 1944 to 1946 following the end of Vichy France and the German occupation and before the ...

Maximilien Robespierre

History; French history

Maximilien Robespierre was a French lawyer, politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution. As a member of the Estates-General, of the ...

2nd republic

History; French history

The Second Republic was the political system of France from February 24, 1848, the provisional date of the proclamation of the Republic in Paris, to the coronation of ...

french revolution

History; French history

The French Revolution is the period of the history of France between the opening of the General estates in 1789 and the coup d'état of Napoleon Bonaparte (9-10 November ...