The Events in French History offers 121 illustrations of famous events such as the storming of the Bastile and various political and military events.
The Battle of Agnadello.
Pahlen announcing to the emperor Alexander the death of Paul I.
The Arabs had Decamped Silently in the Night.
Arrest of the Members.
Herself Drew Out the Arrow.
"Assassination of the Duc de Guise. From the painting by Paul Delaroche." -Rees, 1894
The storming of a medieval fortress and prison in Paris by revolutionaries, which represented royal…
The flashpoint of the French Revolution, where the prisoners of the Bastille were released by revolutionaries.
This illustration shows the Battle of Fontenoy, fought at Fontenoy in the Austrian Netherlands on May…
"Bayeux Tapestry. Harold coming to anchor on the coast of Normandy." — Chambers' Encyclopedia,…
"Bayeux Tapestry. The crown offered to Harold by the people." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875
"Bayeux Tapestry. Battle of Hastings." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875
Crossing the Berezina.
Passage of St. Bernard.
He soon recovered himself and talked familiarly with the bishops.
Bonaparte and Lord Whitworth at the Tuileries.
Arrest of Georges Cadoudual.
Death of Roland the Camisard.
Capitulation of Ulm.
"Well! Cardinal you wished then to break!"
The cavalry shot immediately in advance.
Four large vessels ran aground at the mouth of the Charente.
Cinq-Mars and de thou going to Execution.
Concini, Leonora Galigai, and Mary de Medici.
The Constable made his Entry on Horseback.
A poster with facts and images of France from the Consulate to the World War.
An illustration of Renee Corbeau in the presents of judges pleading for her freedom to love. Caption…
Defeat of the Corsicans at Golo.
Count Eudes re-entering Paris through the Beseigers.
The Battle of Courtral.
Louis XV, and Damiens.
Death of Desaix.
Descartes at Amsterdam.
Diderot and Catherine II.
Ditcar the Monk Recognizing the Head of Morvan.
A cannon-sot sounded, and the wall fell.
Catholic system of dragooning the French protesants after the revocation of the edict of the Nantes,…
Louis XV, and Madame Dubarry.
Duouesne Victorious over Ruyter.
Edith discovers the body of Harold.
The position of England and France on the Suez Canal.
The horses of the French Envov's carriage were unharnessed.
The Execution of Brunehaut.
Fenelon and the Duke of Burgundy.
"A contemporary cartoon representing the French people hammering to pieces with their flails all the…
"Throw this letter into the fire."
The Battle of Fontenoy.
The Battle of Fontenoy on May 11th, 1745.
Battle of Fornovo.
Louis XIV, Dismissing Fouquet.
The Four Leaders of the First Crusade.
Political Cartoon of France at War
A depiction of Benjamin Franklin in the French royal Court, where he was well-received.
Benjamin Franklin in France interacting in French society.
Retreat of the French army.