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B. 07-16 Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews
2. 06-18 Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority Paris
3. 06-11 Macron party set for big parliamentary win Paris
E. 05-29 France's Macron holds 'frank exchange' with Putin Versailles, Paris
F. 05-14 France inaugurates Emmanuel Macron as new president
05-07 Macron defeats Le Pen to become president Paris
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Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off'  The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency, multiple projections indicate
Macron defeats Le Pen to become president
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  Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.    Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president and the first...
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Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority Macron defeats Le Pen to become president


July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.16  Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews
Jul.1  Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet


June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.18
Jun.11  Macron party set for big parliamentary win


May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.29  France's Macron holds 'frank exchange' with Putin
May.14  France inaugurates Emmanuel Macron as new president
May.7  
  Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen
 Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president and the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation


April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.24  Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader Apr.23   Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off'
  The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency, multiple projections indicate
 A poll puts Mr Macron on 23.7% in first-round voting with Ms Le Pen on 21.7%. The two fought off a strong challenge from centre-right François Fillon and hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon


January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.14 Israel-Palestinian conflict: France holds world summit

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December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Francois Hollande decides not to run again

May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.15  French female ministers decry sexual harassment

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.12 COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet'
Dec.11  COP21: Climate deal text 'agreed' in Paris Nov.30 Russia says Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil' Nov.29  COP21: Rallies call for Paris climate change action Nov.20  UN backs 'all necessary measures' against IS Nov.16  Paris attacks: 'France will destroy IS' - Hollande Nov.13  France declared national state of emergency Aug.20 French National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Mar.22  Sarkozy staves off surging National Front, exit polls suggest Jan.17  Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Jan.13  New issue Charlie Hebdo published Jan.12  Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover Jan.11  Across France, 3.7 million march to honor victims of attacks   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... Jan.10  World leaders gather for mass Paris rally  Paris tightens security after attacks

year 2014 Top ^

Sep.14  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Jul.1 Sarkozy held over influence claims
May.17  Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram Mar.30  US-Russia deadlock on Ukraine crisis Mar.5  Top diplomats seek Ukraine solution Jan.25  Hollande confirms Trierweiler split

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.21  French fury over US spying claims Sep.8  Syria chemical arms: 'Global red line' crossed - Kerry Jul.1  Spying row threatens EU-US talks Apr.23  France approves gay marriage law

year 2012 Top ^

May.6 Sarkozy concedes to Hollande
Apr.22  Exit polls show Sarkozy 2nd in French vote Jan.23  Senate passes Armenian genocide bill

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.15  Chirac found guilty on corruption charges Dec.5  France, Germany outline fiscal pact Oct.31  UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership Oct.16  Hollande elected to face Sarkozy Aug.16  Leaders demand 'euro governance'

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.27  French Parliament OKs pension reform Oct.22  French Senate OKs pension changes Sep.14  French senate approves burqa ban

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.8  Culture minister admits sex with 'boys' Jul.26  Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare Jan.29  Huge crowds join French strikes

year 2008 Top ^

Oct.11  EU chiefs confront markets crisis Oct.4  No banks bail-out fund for Europe Jul.12 France hosts Mediterranean summit
 Syria, Lebanon to open embassies Apr.7  Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed' Olympic torch extinguished Apr.1  Sarkozy pleads for Colombian hostage

year 2007 Top ^

Sep.16  France warning of war with Iran Jun.17  Sarkozy's allies won majority in elections May.16  Nicolas Sarkozy sworn in as new president May.6     Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
  He won a clear victory over Segolene Royal, gaining 53% of the vote. President-elect has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaign.    European leaders congratulated Sarkozy and hoped his triumph would help unblock reforms stalled by t...
May.2  Sarkozy, Royal spar in TV debate Apr.22  Sarkozy, Royal in presidential runoff Jan.25  Lebanon wins $7.6B aid package

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.12  French in Armenia 'genocide' row Sep.23  Probe into 'Bin Laden death' leak Apr.10  France to replace youth job law Mar.31  Unions reject Chirac 'compromise' Mar.18  Labor law protests turn violent

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.15  Lawmakers back new powers Nov.8  Government declared state of emergency Nov.6  Chirac vows to punish rioters May.29 French voters reject EU charter

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.10     Arafat died  The veteran Palestinian leader has died in a Paris hospital. There is no clear line of succession Nov.4  Arafat 'in critical condition' Oct.29  Ailing Arafat arrives in Paris Feb.10  MPs back headscarf ban

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.11  Headscarf ban recommended

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.5  Paris mayor stabbed Jul.14  Chirac gunman 'is neo-Nazi' May.5  Chirac wins elections by a landslide Apr.21  Shock success for Le Pen
before year 2000
Jan. 27, 1973   Vietnam War cease-fire signed
Map of The Peninsula Paris Paris France
  The Paris Peace Accords ended direct U.S. military combat, and temporarily stopped the fighting between North and South Vietnam
Dec. 21, 1958   Charles De Gaulle elected President of Fifth French Republic
  De Gaulle oversaw tough economic measures to revitalise the country and rebuffed both the United States and the Soviet Union
Oct. 5, 1958     Constitution of Fifth French Republic  It replaced that of the Fourth Republic dating from 1946. Charles de Gaulle was the main driving force in introducing the new constitution Feb. 6, 1934 The Stavisky riots in Paris
Jan. 10, 1920 Treaty of Versailles ratified in Paris Apr. 28, 1919 League of Nations founded
  It was an intergovernmental organisation founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War Nov. 9, 1917   Georges Clemenceau became Premier of France  Unlike his predecessors, he discouraged internal disagreement and called for peace among the senior politicians Dec. 9, 1905 Separation of church and state in France Jan. 13, 1898   Emile Zola publishes J'accuse  He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted officer Alfred Dreyfus Sep. 4, 1870   Third Republic proclaimed in France  The early days of the Third Republic were dominated by the Franco-Prussian War, which the Republic continued to wage Feb. 24, 1848 King Louis Philippe abdicated Dec. 11, 1848   Louis Napoleon elected President of Second Republic of France  Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte was the first President of the French Second Republic and, as Napoleon III, the Emperor of the Second French Empire Aug. 7, 1830 Louis Philippe accepted crown of France Sep. 26, 1815     Holy Alliance between Russia, Austria, and Prussia  A coalition created by the monarchist great powers of Russia, Austria and Prussia. It was created after the ultimate defeat of Napoleon Apr. 11, 1814   Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated and Treaty of Fontainebleau signed Map of Fontainebleau France  In the Treaty of Fontainebleau, the victors exiled him to Elba, an island of 12,000 inhabitants in the Mediterranean Dec. 2, 1804   Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor by the Pope   He is crowned Napoleon I, the first Frenchman to hold the title of emperor in a thousand years. Pope Pius VII handed the crown Mar. 9, 1796 Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine marry Jul. 28, 1794 Maximilien Mavie Isidore Robespierre guillotined   Robespierre was a French lawyer and politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution Oct. 16, 1793 Marie Antoinette guillotined  Born an Archduchess of Austria, was Dauphine of France from 1770 to 1774 and Queen of France and Navarre from 1774 to 1792 Jan. 21, 1793 Louis XVI guillotined   He was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by as a desacralized French citizen known as 'Citizen Louis... Aug. 26, 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man adopted  Passed by France's National Constituent Assembly, is a fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human rights May. 5, 1789   Estates General meet in France  A general assembly representing the estates of the realm: the clergy (First Estate), the nobles (Second Estate), and the common people (Third... Sep. 3, 1783   Definitive Treaty of Paris signed ending American Revolution  By representatives between Great Britain and the nations that supported the American cause: France, Spain and the Dutch Republic Apr. 22, 1769 Mme. DuBarry becomes official mistress of Louis XV Feb. 10, 1763   Peace of Paris ceded Canada to Britain  Signed by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War Aug. 23, 1754 Louis XVI born Nov. 21, 1694 Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire born Oct. 18, 1685 Edict of Nantes revoked by Louis XIV Dec. 19, 1683 King Philip V of Spain born Dec. 4, 1642 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu died Sep. 5, 1638 King Louis XIV born Nov. 25, 1616 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu becomes Secretary of State May. 14, 1610 Henry IV of France assassinated Dec. 23, 1588 Murder of Henry, Duke of Guise Sep. 9, 1585 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu born


Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority Macron defeats Le Pen to become president




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2013
Sep.8  Syria chemical arms: 'Global red line' crossed - Kerry




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2002
Jul.14  Chirac gunman 'is neo-Nazi'




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2007
Jan.25  Lebanon wins $7.6B aid package




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2017
Jun.18
Jun.11  Macron party set for big parliamentary win
May.7
  Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen
 Macron won by 66.06% to 33.94% to become, at 39, the country's youngest president and the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation
Apr.23 Macron and Le Pen 'through to run-off'
  The centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency, multiple projections indicate
 A poll puts Mr Macron on 23.7% in first-round voting with Ms Le Pen on 21.7%. The two fought off a strong challenge from centre-right François Fillon and hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon
2016 Dec.1  Francois Hollande decides not to run again 2015 Mar.22  Sarkozy staves off surging National Front, exit polls suggest 2012 May.6 Sarkozy concedes to Hollande
Apr.22  Exit polls show Sarkozy 2nd in French vote 2011 Oct.16  Hollande elected to face Sarkozy 2007 Jun.17  Sarkozy's allies won majority in elections May.6   Nicolas Sarkozy wins presidential election
  He won a clear victory over Segolene Royal, gaining 53% of the vote. President-elect has called for unity after a bitterly-contested campaign.    European leaders congratulated Sarkozy and hoped his triumph would help unblock reforms stalled by t...
Apr.22  Sarkozy, Royal in presidential runoff 2005 May.29 French voters reject EU charter
2002 May.5  Chirac wins elections by a landslide Apr.21  Shock success for Le Pen 1958 Dec. 21, 1958 Charles De Gaulle elected President of Fifth French Republic
  De Gaulle oversaw tough economic measures to revitalise the country and rebuffed both the United States and the Soviet Union
1848 Dec. 11, 1848 Louis Napoleon elected President of Second Republic of France  Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte was the first President of the French Second Republic and, as Napoleon III, the Emperor of the Second French Empire



Paris, Politics Government Timeline ... See World Government timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.31  UNESCO OKs Palestinian membership 2005 Nov.8  Government declared state of emergency 1958 Oct. 5, 1958   Constitution of Fifth French Republic  It replaced that of the Fourth Republic dating from 1946. Charles de Gaulle was the main driving force in introducing the new constitution 1870 Sep. 4, 1870 Third Republic proclaimed in France
  The early days of the Third Republic were dominated by the Franco-Prussian War, which the Republic continued to wage



Paris, Politics Environmental Politics Timeline ... See World Environmental Politics timeline Top ^
2015 Dec.12 COP21: Paris climate deal is 'best chance to save planet' Dec.11  COP21: Climate deal text 'agreed' in Paris



Paris, Politics Religion Timeline ... See World Religion timeline Top ^
2010 Sep.14  French senate approves burqa ban 2003 Dec.11  Headscarf ban recommended 1905 tr> Dec. 9, 1905 Separation of church and state in France
1879 Oct. 18, 1685 Edict of Nantes revoked by Louis XIV 1869 Sep. 9, 1585 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu born



Paris, Politics Political Law Timeline ... See World Political Law timeline Top ^
2006 Apr.10  France to replace youth job law



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2015 Jan.13  New issue Charlie Hebdo published Jan.12  Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover 2007 May.2  Sarkozy, Royal spar in TV debate



Paris, Politics Warning Timeline ... See World Warning timeline Top ^
2014 Mar.5  Top diplomats seek Ukraine solution 2007 Sep.16  France warning of war with Iran 2005 Nov.6  Chirac vows to punish rioters



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2014 May.17  Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram 2008 Oct.11  EU chiefs confront markets crisis Oct.4  No banks bail-out fund for Europe Jul.12 France hosts Mediterranean summit




Paris, Politics Immigration Timeline ... See World Immigration timeline Top ^
2017 Jul.1  Italy threatens to close ports as ministers meet



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2006 Sep.23  Probe into 'Bin Laden death' leak



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2017 Jul.16  Netanyahu in Paris to commemorate Vel d'Hiv deportation of Jews May.29  France's Macron holds 'frank exchange' with Putin 2015 Jan.10  World leaders gather for mass Paris rally 2004 Oct.29  Ailing Arafat arrives in Paris



Paris, Politics Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.5  France, Germany outline fiscal pact 1973 Jan. 27, 1973   Vietnam War cease-fire signed
Map of The Peninsula Paris Paris France
  The Paris Peace Accords ended direct U.S. military combat, and temporarily stopped the fighting between North and South Vietnam
1920 Jan. 10, 1920 Treaty of Versailles ratified in Paris 1815 Sep. 26, 1815   Holy Alliance between Russia, Austria, and Prussia  A coalition created by the monarchist great powers of Russia, Austria and Prussia. It was created after the ultimate defeat of Napoleon 1889 Sep. 3, 1783   Definitive Treaty of Paris signed ending American Revolution  By representatives between Great Britain and the nations that supported the American cause: France, Spain and the Dutch Republic 1887 Feb. 10, 1763   Peace of Paris ceded Canada to Britain  Signed by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War



Paris, Politics Human Rights Timeline ... See World Human Rights timeline Top ^
1898 Jan. 13, 1898 Emile Zola publishes J'accuse  He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted officer Alfred Dreyfus 1889 Aug. 26, 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man adopted  Passed by France's National Constituent Assembly, is a fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human rights 1880 Nov. 21, 1694 Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire born




Paris, Politics Embassy Timeline ... See World Embassy timeline Top ^
2008 Jul.12  Syria, Lebanon to open embassies



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2017 Jan.14 Israel-Palestinian conflict: France holds world summit
2014 Sep.14  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Mar.30  US-Russia deadlock on Ukraine crisis 2013 Jul.1  Spying row threatens EU-US talks 2011 Aug.16  Leaders demand 'euro governance'



Paris, Politics Political Leaders Timeline ... See World Political Leaders timeline Top ^
2017 May.14  France inaugurates Emmanuel Macron as new president Apr.24  Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader 2015 Aug.20 French National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen
2014 Jul.1 Sarkozy held over influence claims Jan.25  Hollande confirms Trierweiler split 2011 Dec.15  Chirac found guilty on corruption charges 2009 Oct.8  Culture minister admits sex with 'boys' Jul.26  Sarkozy hospitalized after jogging scare 2007 May.16  Nicolas Sarkozy sworn in as new president 2004 Nov.4  Arafat 'in critical condition' 2002 Oct.5  Paris mayor stabbed 1917 Nov. 9, 1917 Georges Clemenceau became Premier of France  Unlike his predecessors, he discouraged internal disagreement and called for peace among the senior politicians 1890 Mar. 9, 1796 Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine marry Jul. 28, 1794 Maximilien Mavie Isidore Robespierre guillotined   Robespierre was a French lawyer and politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution 1872 Nov. 25, 1616 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu becomes Secretary of State



Paris, Politics Royal Timeline ... See World Royal timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.7  Princess Diana 'unlawfully killed' 1848 Feb. 24, 1848 King Louis Philippe abdicated
1830 Aug. 7, 1830 Louis Philippe accepted crown of France 1814 Apr. 11, 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated and Treaty of Fontainebleau signed Map of Fontainebleau France  In the Treaty of Fontainebleau, the victors exiled him to Elba, an island of 12,000 inhabitants in the Mediterranean 1804 Dec. 2, 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte crowned Emperor by the Pope   He is crowned Napoleon I, the first Frenchman to hold the title of emperor in a thousand years. Pope Pius VII handed the crown 1890 Oct. 16, 1793 Marie Antoinette guillotined  Born an Archduchess of Austria, was Dauphine of France from 1770 to 1774 and Queen of France and Navarre from 1774 to 1792 Jan. 21, 1793 Louis XVI guillotined   He was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by as a desacralized French citizen known as 'Citizen Louis... 1887 Apr. 22, 1769 Mme. DuBarry becomes official mistress of Louis XV 1886 Aug. 23, 1754 Louis XVI born 1879 Dec. 19, 1683 King Philip V of Spain born 1874 Sep. 5, 1638 King Louis XIV born 1871 May. 14, 1610 Henry IV of France assassinated 1869 Dec. 23, 1588 Murder of Henry, Duke of Guise



Paris, Politics Protest Timeline ... See World Protest timeline Top ^
2015 Nov.29  COP21: Rallies call for Paris climate change action Jan.17  Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Jan.11  Across France, 3.7 million march to honor victims of attacks Jan.11   Charlie Hebdo: Vast Paris rally for France unity   More than 40 world leaders joined the start of the march, linking arms in an act of solidarity. 'Paris is the capital of the world today,' Hollande... 2009 Jan.29  Huge crowds join French strikes 2008 Apr.7 Olympic torch extinguished
2006 Mar.18  Labor law protests turn violent 1934 Feb. 6, 1934 The Stavisky riots in Paris



Paris, Politics Security Timeline ... See World Security timeline Top ^
2015 Nov.13  France declared national state of emergency Jan.10  Paris tightens security after attacks



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2013 Apr.23  France approves gay marriage law



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2016 May.15  French female ministers decry sexual harassment



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2004 Nov.10   Arafat died  The veteran Palestinian leader has died in a Paris hospital. There is no clear line of succession 1875 Dec. 4, 1642 Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu died




Paris, Politics Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2012 Jan.23  Senate passes Armenian genocide bill 2010 Oct.27  French Parliament OKs pension reform Oct.22  French Senate OKs pension changes 2006 Oct.12  French in Armenia 'genocide' row 2005 Nov.15  Lawmakers back new powers 2004 Feb.10  MPs back headscarf ban 1889 May. 5, 1789 Estates General meet in France  A general assembly representing the estates of the realm: the clergy (First Estate), the nobles (Second Estate), and the common people (Third...