The Events in French History offers 124 illustrations of famous events such as the storming of the Bastile and various political and military events.
Retreat of the French army.
God willeth it!
The treacherous guests. "In the month of June, 1818, a pedler and his wife presented themselves at nightfall…
John Guiton's Oath.
Henry, Duke of Montmorency at Castelnaudary.
Insurrection in favour of the commune at Cambral.
Into the River!
The Iron Mask.
An Exploit of John Bart's.
Who made thee King?
Marshal Lannes directing the assault.
Farewell of Marshal Lannes to Napoleon.
Lepoussin and Claude Lorrain.
Louis XI and Burgesses Waiting for News.
Louis XIII and Albert de Luynes.
The Death-Bed of Louis XIV.
Louis XV, and the Ambassador of Holland.
A portait of the execution of Louis XVI by guillotine.
The Great Mademoiselle.
The Hanging of Marigny.
Murder of Marshal D'ancre.
The Murder of the Marshals.
Death of Mazarin.
A poster with facts and images of France during the Middle Ages.
Mirabeau and Dreux-Breze.
This image shows the death of Louis-Joseph de Montcalm. Montcalm was the commander of the French forces…
The Montgolfier Balloon.
Expedition of Montserrat. In 1782, during the American Revolutionary War, France briefly captured Montserrat…
Second departure from Moscow.
Retreat from Moscow.
Revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
Napoleon instituting the house of the legion of honour at Ecouen.
Napoleon and the young Cossack.
Napoleon embarking on the "Bellerophon."
"Not made on the spot but probably presenting approximately the king of equipage in which Napoleon traveled.…
The Attempt of the Rue St. Nicaise.
It was in the middle of the Nieman that the two emperors met.
Moriamur Pro Rege Nostro!
The French officers were not a little surprised to see them get into their carraiges.
"Peter, a hermit of Picardy, on his return from a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, represented the condition…
Queen Philippa at the Feet of the King.
Death of Plelo.
Lally at Pondicherry.
Session of a Revolutionary Committee during the French Revolution.
Taking of Saragossa.
Members of the Assembly gathered together on the night of August 4th, 1789, and drew up the Declaration…
The battle lasted two days.
Detail from a larger engraving of the siege of Boulogne in 1544 during the campaigns of Henry VIII in…
The English and French crowded on the two banks.
Battle of St. Vincent.
Vercingetorix Surrenders to Caesar.
A long embroidered cloth which depicts scenes commemorating the Battle of Hastings in 1066, with writing…
An aerial view of the siege of Château Gaillard, also called the Saucy Castle. Construction of the…
Thrust Him Away, or Thou Diest in His Stead.
Battle of Trafalgar.
Death of Turenne.
French Campaign in the Tyrol. Caption below illustration: "Thousands of my Comrades in arms were crushed,…
Van Artevelde at his door.