What is France known for?

time growing

2002 feb02 feb05news.php , news for February 5, 2002 Indeed, Peron had already partaken in the 2003 Tour de France the year prior without any complications. Diplomatic assignments of her father required the family to move often. Musoke-Nteyafas spent time growing up in the Soviet Union, Uganda, France, Denmark, Cuba and Canada. She attended the British School of Paris in France, and Bjørns International School and Rygårds International School (Rygaards International School) in Denmark. In Uganda, she attended Gayaza Junior School, Gayaza High School and Namasagali College. She also attended University of Matanzas and the University "Marta Abreu" of Las Villas in Cuba, where she studied International law. Geography To the south, Kaivopuisto borders the Gulf of Finland. To the north is a residential area containing the official private residences of several ambassadors of foreign countries to Finland, including the United States, Estonia, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. '''Camilla More''' (born 1962) is an English (England) actress who has starred in films and on television. She is the sororal twin sister of Carey More. The two sisters have starred together in some films (the French (France) film ''Le Jumeau (The Twin (film))'' directed by Yves Robert) and TV shows. The destroyer departed Newport on 9 February 1948, bound for Europe and her first overseas deployment. She touched at ports of call in England, Ireland, Norway, France, Germany, Denmark, French Morocco, and Gibraltar before returning to Newport in June. For the next two years, ''William R. Rush'' operated off the eastern seaboard, exercising with submarines and escorting and plane-guarding for carriers. Born Jacques-François Pitot in Normandy and educated in Paris, Pitot's family was of the nobility of France, and fled that nation for the New World with the French Revolution. At first he settled in Philadelphia, where he became a USA citizen. After his arrival in New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana) in 1796 he prospered as a merchant and became a member of the city council. Marriage and Challenge of Faith Elisabeth was born in Paris to a wealthy bourgeois French (France) family of Corsican descent. She met Félix Leseur (1861–1950), also from an affluent, Catholic (Roman Catholicism) family in 1887. Shortly before they married on July 31, 1889, Elisabeth discovered that Félix was no longer a practicing Catholic. Apart from its rapid success in the UK, ''Andy Capp'' became popular internationally in at least 34 countries and 700 newspapers. Andy became Tuffa Viktor in Sweden, Willi Wacker in Germany, Charlie Kappl in Austria, Carlo e Alice in Italy, André Chapeau in France and Kasket Karl in Denmark, though he remained "Andy Capp" in the US. Four days later ''Forrest'' got underway for Belfast, Oran, and Taranto, from which she sailed 11 August 1944 for the invasion of southern France (Operation Dragoon), arriving in the inner fire support area off St. Tropez on 15 August. For the next two months, she escorted convoys from Palermo, Naples, Ajaccio, and Oran to the southern coast of France, guarding the men and supplies which made the push northward possible. She returned to Norfolk 8 November for conversion to a high speed minesweeper (minesweeper (ship)). The '''Dassault Falcon 50''' is a French (France)-built super mid-sized, long-range corporate jet (Jet aircraft), featuring a three jet engine layout with an S-duct central engine. It has the same fuselage cross section and similar capacity as the earlier Falcon 20 (Dassault Falcon 20) twinjet but is a completely new design that is Area ruled and includes a more advanced wing design. Taylor 1988, p.75. ''Fitch'' sortied from Taranto, Italy, 11 August 1944 for the invasion of Southern France (Operation Dragoon) on 15 August, during which she spotted the fire of Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France

modern theory

considered modernist. A modern theory claims that Welschriesling originated in the Champagne (Champagne (wine region)) region and came as ''welsch'' (in this case French (France)) Riesling via Heidelberg to the lands of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (Austria-Hungary). '''Hello AG (Aktiengesellschaft)''', operating as '''Hello''', is a Swiss charter airline, offering holiday flights to destinations around the Mediterranean Sea out of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Geneva International Airport or Zürich Airport. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France

romantic depiction

sentiments are a development in the late 18th to early 20th century. The 19th century fascination with natural history engendered a fervor to be the first to collect rare specimens with the goal of doing so before they became extinct by other such collectors. Although his artistic works and romantic depiction of avian life inspired many bird enthusiasts and conservation organizations, the writings of John James Audubon

black song

, 1921 The (Madison) Capital Times, Monday June 5, 1922 Along with being prominently featured in Tom Hanks hit movie, ''Big'', the song has been frequently sampled (sampling (music)). These include George Michael in "Fastlove" (which samples the song near the end), Will Smith in his 1997 hit, "Men in Black (Men in Black (song))" from the film of the same name (Men in Black), the French (France) rapper (rap music) MC Solaar on ''Les Temps Changent'' from his funk-inspired ''Paradisiaque'' album, and also by hip hop artists The Beatnuts in "Give Me Tha Ass" from the Stone Crazy LP. In addition, Australian satirist Pauline Pantsdown sampled it heavily in the song "Backdoor Man" in 1997. '''Ali Ammar''' ( Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France

commercial size

in Barguzin Bay (Barguzin River) and Selenge River delta (Selenge River), Fuks, Matveychuk, pp. 374-375 but they are nowhere near the commercial size depicted by Verne. Fuks, Matveychuk, p. 372 The '''Aube''' is a river in France, right tributary of the Seine. It is 248 km long. The river gives its name to the Aube ''département (département in France)''. thumb English POWs captured by the ''Hitlerjugend'', 21 June 1944 (also possibly 46th Commando). (File:Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-738-0276-06A, Frankreich, englische Kriegsgefangene.jpg) On 6 June 1944, the Western Allies launched Operation Overlord, the invasion of France. The 12th SS Panzer Division, along with the 21st Panzer Division (German 21st Panzer Division), were the closest Panzer divisions to the landing beaches, but they were unable to move until they got authorization from Hitler (Adolf Hitler). The 12th SS was not ordered to the front until 1430 hours on 6 June, over twelve hours after the first reports of the landings. Prior to this Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt had ordered over half of the division to deal with a parachute landing on the coast near Lisieux which were found to be dummies from Operation Titanic. Barbier, p.113 Kurt Meyer's (Kurt Meyer (Panzermeyer)) 25th SS Panzergrenadier Regiment and Max Wünsche's (Max Wünsche) 12th SS Panzer Regiment were the lead elements of the Division as it started for Normandy from their base to the west of Paris and South of Rouen. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France

international range

by Scottish & Newcastle in the UK but is now imported directly from the UK by The Beer and Cider Company. The UK-brewed bottled, kegs and cans are widely available in Australian liquor outlets as part of their international range. It is also popular in Canada, available on draught at many British-themed pubs. The following countries are financing members only: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic (receiving member until 2007-12-31 Czech Republic homepage EBRD - Countries] ), Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. thumb upright left A National Guardsman in 1917. (Image:National Guardsman NGM-v31-p347.jpg) Throughout the 19th century the regular Army was small, and the militia provided the majority of the troops during the Mexican-American War, the start of the American Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. With the Militia Act of 1903, part of the militia was federalized and renamed the National Guard and organized as a Reserve force for the Army; this is the official founding of the National Guard. In World War I, the National Guard made up 40 percent of the U.S. combat divisions in France. In World War II the National Guard made up 19 divisions. One hundred forty thousand Guardsmen were mobilized during the Korean War and over 63,000 for Operation Desert Storm. They have also participated in U.S. peacekeeping operations in Somalia, Haiti, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina), and Kosovo as well as for natural disasters, strikes, riots and security for the Olympic Games when they have been in the States. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France

white military

to the concept and its realization. British APDS ordnance for their QF 6 pdr (Ordnance QF 6 pounder) and 17 pdr (QF 17 pdr) anti-tank guns was fielded in March 1944. He rode, wearing a white military helmet The Bicycle, UK, 11 September 1946, p6 In parts of England he was mistaken for General Wolseley, who had made a name for himself in "the East." through England, passing through Berkhamsted, where he had been born. He recorded

singles top

signing autographes (2006) In February 2006, Nâdia returned with her "Tous ces mots" ("All these words") single, her first song that features Smartzee. The song peaked at number two in the French Singles Chart and at twenty-five in the Swiss Singles Top 200. Following the success of "Tous ces mots", her self-titled third studio album ''Nâdiya (Nâdiya (album))'' was released on June 7 in both France as. Nâdiya stated the album would have more rock music rock

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is Machico (on Madeira). The Porto Santo Airport (PXO) has many connections with both domestic (Ponta Delgada, Lisbon, Oporto and Faro (Faro, Portugal)) and (occasionally) international flights (including several charters to England, Italy, Germany, Belgium, France and Spain). '''François Bourgeon''' (born July 5, 1945, Paris) is a French (France) comics artist, author of several noted European comic books.


success in sales, abandoning automobile manufacture in 1913. The Alco automobile story is chiefly notable for starting the automobile career of Walter P. Chrysler, the plant manager, who left for Buick in 1911 and subsequently founded the Chrysler Corporation (Chrysler) in 1925. Early life Jarre was born in Lyon, France, in 1924, the son of Gabrielle Renée (née Boullu) and André Jarre, a radio technical director.


'''France''' ( and has a population of 66.6 million. It is a semi-presidential (Semi-presidential system) republic with its capital (Capital city) in Paris, the nation's largest city and the main cultural and commercial center. The Constitution of France establishes the country as secular (Laïcité) and democratic, with its sovereignty derived from the people.

During the Iron Age, what is now France was inhabited by the Gauls, a Celtic (Celts) people. The Gauls were conquered by the Roman Empire in 51 BC, which held Gaul until 486. The Gallo-Romans faced raids and migration from the Germanic (Germanic peoples) Franks, who dominated the region for hundreds of years, eventually creating the medieval Kingdom of France. France has been a major power in Europe since the Late Middle Ages, with its victory in the Hundred Years' War (1337 to 1453) strengthening French state-building and paving the way for a future centralized absolute monarchy. During the Renaissance (French Renaissance), France experienced a vast cultural development and established the first steps of a worldwide colonial empire (French colonial empire). The 16th century was dominated by Religious Civil Wars (French Wars of Religion) primarily fought between Catholics (Roman Catholic Church) and Protestants (Protestantism) (Huguenots).

Louis XIV made France the dominant cultural, political and military power in Europe, but by the late 18th century, the monarchy was overthrown in the French Revolution. One legacy of the revolution was the ''Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen'', one of the world's earliest documents on human rights, which expresses the nation's ideals to this day. France was governed as one of history's earliest Republics (French First Republic), until the Empire (First French Empire) was declared by Napoleon Bonaparte, who dominated European affairs and had a long-lasting impact on Western culture. Following his defeat, France endured a tumultuous succession of governments: an absolute monarchy was restored (Bourbon Restoration), replaced in 1830 by a constitutional monarchy (July monarchy), then briefly by a Second Republic (French Second Republic), and then by a Second Empire (Second French Empire), until a more lasting French Third Republic was established in 1870.

France's colonial empire reached the height of global prominence during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when it possessed the second-largest colonial empire (French colonial empire) in the world. In World War I, France was one of the Triple Entente powers fighting against Germany and the Central Powers. France was one of the Allied Powers (Allies of World War II) in World War II, but it was occupied (German military administration in occupied France during World War II) by Nazi Germany in 1940. Following liberation (liberation of France) in 1944, a Fourth Republic (French Fourth Republic) was established, but it was dissolved in the course of the Algerian War and replaced by the Charles de Gaulle-led French Fifth Republic. Into the 1960s decolonization saw most of the French colonial empire become independent.

Throughout its long history (History of France), France has produced many influential artists, thinkers, and scientists, and remains a prominent global center of culture. It hosts the world's fourth-largest (List of World Heritage Sites in France) number of cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites and receives around 83 million foreign tourists annually – the most of any country in the world. . Centre national de documentation pédagogique, "2011, ANNÉE DES OUTRE-MER"

French citizens enjoy a high standard of living, and the country performs well in international rankings (International rankings of France) of education (Education Index), health care (Health care in France), life expectancy (List of countries by life expectancy), civil liberties, and human development (Human Development Index). France is a founding member of the United Nations, where it serves as one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (Permanent members of the United Nations Security Council). It is a member of numerous international institutions, including the Group of 7 (G7), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) (NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Trade Organization (WTO), and La Francophonie (Organisation internationale de la Francophonie). France is a founding and leading member state of the EU (member state of the European Union).

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