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178 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
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
Senghor, Léopold 1906 - 2001 P
Césaire, Aimé 1913 - 2008 P
Dubois, Louis XV's First Minister, dies 1723 T Note
Duke of Bourbon gains influence over Louis XIV 1723 T Note
Cardinal Fleury becomes Chief Minister in France 1726 T Note
Voltaire is banished from France 1726 T Note
Anti-British Chauvelin becomes French Foreign Secretary 1727 T Note
King of France orders the Paris Parlement not to meddle in politics 1730 T Note
Paris Parlement places the clergy under the jurisdiction of the Crown 1731 T Note
139 members of the Paris Parlement are exiled by order of the King 1732 T Note
Chauvelin, the French Foreign Secretary, is suddenly dismissed 1737 T Note
France institutes the Corvée, a system of forced labour for road-building 1738 T Note
Fleury's death initiates an aggressive French foreign policy 1743 T Note

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