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132 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Montesquieu, Charles-Louis de Secondat 1689 - 1755 P
Walpole, Horace 1717 - 1797 P
Boswell, James 1740 - 1795 P
Condorcet, Marie-Jean 1743 - 1794 P
David, Jacques-Louis 1748 - 1825 P
de Robespierre, Maximilien 1758 - 1794 P
Sue, Eugène 1804 - 1857 P
Tocqueville, Alexis de 1805 - 1859 P
d'Annunzio, Gabriele 1863 - 1938 P
'Chambers of Reunion' meet at Metz, Breisach, Besançon and Tournai 1679 T Note
Le Peletier becomes leading Finance Minister of France 1683 T Note
De Croissy becomes chief Finance Minister in France 1696 T Note
William III leaves for Holland 1697 T Note
Louis XIV appeals to French nation to reject humiliating peace proposals 1709 T Note
Philip of Spain renounces claim to the French throne 1712 T Note
Lord Bolingbroke flees to France 1715 T Note
Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, is acquitted of subterfuge with the French 1717 T Note
Dubois becomes French Foreign Secretary 1717 T Note
Dubois, Louis XV's First Minister, dies 1723 T Note
Duke of Bourbon gains influence over Louis XIV 1723 T Note

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