Essay on Louis Xvi of France and French Revolution

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Notre Dame de Paris is a historic Roman Catholic on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. Made by maurice de sully the paris bishop, made in 1270. Champs Elysees- king louis XIV commissioned the champs elysees in perspective of his louvre palace. It was in 1709. in greek mythology its the place where heroes stay after death. Arc de Triomphe- it ws made in 1806 by Npoleon, the french emporor. It was created to honor the grande armee. Tour Eiffel- it was finshed in 1889. it was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 world fair which marked the centennial celebration of the French Revolution. Louvre- built as the fort for Philip 11 and some remains of the fort are still present. It was made in 1739 Quartier Latin- it is a 3 star hotel in paris. Musee d'Orsay- it was built in 1900. made by Eugene Henard to show history it's a museum. Obelisque de la Concorde- The Place was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel in 1755 as a moat-skirted octagon between the Champs-Élysées to the west and the Tuileries Gardens to the east. Decorated with statues and fountains, the area was named Place Louis XV to honor the king at that time Seine- After the burning at the stake of Joan of Arc in 1431, her ashes were thrown into the Seine from the medieval stone Mathilde Bridge, though unserious counter-claims persist. Dates; 1. 14 juillet 1789- Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête Nationale. 2. 1914-1918- From the moment the German army moved quietly into Luxemburg on 2 August 1914 to the Armistice on 11 November 1918, the fighting on the Western Front in France and Flanders never stopped. There were quiet periods, just as there were the most intense, savage, huge-scale battles. Until mid-1917 when the French Army was seriously affected by mutiny, the British Expeditionary Force was the junior partner. 3. 11 novembre 1918- The 1918 armistice marks the end of fighting in the First World War ( 1914 - 1918 ), the victory of the Allies and the total defeat of the Germany , but it is not a capitulation literally. 4. 1939-1945- The history of Poland from 1939 to 1945 encompasses the German invasion of Poland as well as the Sovient invasion of Poland through to the end of world war 11. On 1 September 1939, without a formal declaration of war. 5. 6 juin 1944- is D-day. Is the the germans trying to take over the world and the united states helped the french WW11. 6. 25 aout 1944- was french's liberty.

People: Napoleon Bonaparte- also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century. Born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution (1789-1799). Louis Pasteur- Louis Pasteur was born on 27 December 1822 in Dole in the Jura region of France. His father was a tanner. In 1847, he earned a doctorate from the École Normale in Paris. Marie Curie- Marie Sklodowska was born in Warsaw on 7 November 1867, the daughter of a teacher. In 1891, she went to Paris to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne where she met Pierre Curie, professor of the School of Physics. They were married in 1895. Freres Lumiere- were born in Besancon France in 1862 and 1864. Louis XIV- Louis was born on 5 September 1638 at St Germain-en-Laye. He became king at the age of four on the death of his father, Louis…