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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 2,035

0303-09-25 - On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.
0498-12-25 - French King Clovis baptises himself
0732-10-11 - Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors
0754-07-28 - Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France
0823-04-05 - Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-emperor of France
0843-08-10 - Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
0881-08-03 - Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings
0891-09-01 - Northmen defeated near Louvaine, France
0896-02-22 - Pope Formosa crowned king Arnulf of Karinthie/French emperor
0921-11-07 - Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other
0922-06-09 - French republic chooses Robert I, King of France
0923-06-15 - Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.
0939-10-02 - Battle at Andernach: King Otto & Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France & Giselbert of Lutherans
0954-11-12 - Lotharius becomes king of France
0979-06-08 - Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
0987-06-19 - Louis IV, crowned king of France
0987-07-03 - Hugh Capet (Hugh the Great) crowned King of the Franks
0987-12-30 - French King Hugo Capet crowns his son Robert the compassionate king
0999-04-02 - Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
1027-05-14 - Robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, king of France
1031-07-20 - Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
King of France King Philip IKing of France King Philip I 1059-05-23 - Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France
1070-06-04 - Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France
1108-08-03 - Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned
1119-06-28 - Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders
1131-10-25 - Crowning of Louis VII the Young, King of France
1140-06-03 - French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
1148-07-24 - Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.
1180-09-18 - Philip Augustus becomes king of France.
1198-12-26 - French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest
King Richard the LionheartKing Richard the Lionheart 1199-03-25 - Richard I, Lion Heart, King o f England, is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6.
1202-04-28 - King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
1204-06-01 - King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
1212-06-20 - French & Spanish crusaders unite against the Almohaden at Toledo
1214-01-08 - Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
1216-05-21 - French crown prince Louis enters England
1217-05-20 - The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.
1217-08-24 - Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France
1217-09-12 - French prince Louis & English King Henry III sign peace treaty
1223-07-14 - Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II
1249-02-16 - Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols.
1250-04-13 - The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
1250-07-03 - Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.
1253-07-23 - Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent IV
1259-12-04 - Treaty of Paris: English King Henry III & French King Louis IX
1260-10-24 - The spectacular Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1270-10-30 - The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.
1275-05-23 - King Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1288-04-24 - Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder
1291-06-17 - Acre last crusader stronghold reconquered and destroyed after 200 years of crusader control by the Mamluks under Sultan al-Ashraf Khalil
1295-07-05 - Scotland and France form an alliance, the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England.
1296-01-09 - Earl Floris V signs accord with French King
1302-05-18 - Bruges Matins; the nocturnal massacre of the French garrison in Bruges by local Flemish militia.
1302-07-11 - Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) near Kortrijk, Belgium. Flemish coalition defeat French army
1303-09-08 - Anagni: French King Philip IV captures Pope Boniface VIII
1304-08-10 - -11] Battle at Zierik Sea: Dutch & French fleet beat Flemish fleet
1305-06-23 - French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1306-07-22 - King Phillip the Fair, orders expulsion of Jews out of France
1307-10-13 - French King Philip IV convicts templars because of heresy
1310-05-11 - Fifty-four members of the Knights Templar are burned at the stake in France for being heretics.
1317-01-09 - Phillips V, the Tall, crowned king of France
1321-08-21 - 160 Jews of Chincon France, burned at stake
1322-06-24 - Jews are expelled from France for 3rd time
1328-05-27 - French King Philip VI Valois crowned
1328-08-23 - Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers
1328-08-23 - King Philip VI of France, crowned
King of England Edward IIIKing of England Edward III 1340-01-26 - English king Edward III proclaimed king of France
1340-06-24 - In the Hundred Years War, English fleet destroys the French at the battle of Sluys
1340-09-25 - England & France sign disarmament treaty
1346-08-26 - Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle
1352-01-06 - French King Jean II introduces Order of the Star
1356-09-19 - English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War
1358-05-28 - Daint-Leu at Oise begins French boer uprising
1358-06-10 - French Jacquerie peasant leader Guillaume Cale captured at the Battle of Mello
1360-03-15 - French attack English south coast, raiding Winchelsea
1360-05-08 - Treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French
1360-12-05 - The French Franc is created.
1362-04-06 - Robber bastion Tard-Venus strikes at Brignais France
1364-09-29 - Battle of Auray, English forces defeat French in Brittany
1367-04-13 - Battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France
1376-04-03 - Battle of Navarrete (Najera), English beat French
1377-06-29 - French raid at Rye, England
1380-11-14 - King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12
1380-11-16 - French King Charles VI declares no taxes for ever
1382-03-01 - French Maillotin uprises against taxes
1382-11-27 - Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed
1389-10-30 - French King Charles VI visits pope Clemens VII
1390-07-01 - French & Genuese armada sails out against barbarian pirates
1392-06-13 - Assassination attempt on Pierre de Craon Van Clisson of France fails
1394-09-17 - Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI
1394-11-03 - Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI
1419-01-19 - French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years War
1420-05-21 - Treaty of Troyes following Englsh victory at Agincourt: Henry V of England and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France
1421-03-21 - Battle of Beauge-French beat English
1422-10-28 - Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France
1423-07-31 - Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant - the French army is defeated at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne.
French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of ArcFrench Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc 1429-04-29 - Joan of Arc arrives at the seige of Orleans
1429-07-16 - Joan of Arc and the French army enter the city of Rheims
1429-07-17 - Dauphin crowned king of France
1431-01-09 - Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 2,619

0582-08-13 - Arnulf of Metz, French bishop and saint (d. 640)
0823-06-13 - Charles II, the Bald, King of France (843-77)/emperor (875-77)
0879-09-17 - Charles III, [The Simple], king of France (893-923)
0972-03-27 - King Robert II of France (d. 1031)
1008-05-04 - King Henry I of France (d. 1060)
1024-05-13 - Hugh of Cluny, French saint (d. 1109)
1040-02-22 - Rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105)
King of France King Philip IKing of France King Philip I (1052-05-23) 1052-05-23 - King Philip I of France (d. 1108)
1075-02-16 - Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet
1081-12-01 - Louis VI of France (d. 1137)
1113-08-24 - Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, France, conquered Normandy (d. 1151)
1160-06-23 - Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1160-10-04 - Alys, Countess of the Vexin, daughter of Louis VII of France (d. 1220)
1165-08-21 - Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)
1170-04-23 - Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)
1187-09-05 - Louis VIII, [Coeur-de-Lion] king of France (1223-26)
1188-03-04 - Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII of France (d. 1252)
1213-03-09 - Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (d. 1271)
1214-04-25 - Louis IX, King of France (1226-70)
1220-11-11 - Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (d. 1271)
1245-04-03 - Philips III, the Stout, King of France (1270-85)
1245-04-30 - King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
1254-05-13 - Maria of Brabant, queen of France (d. 1321)
1270-03-12 - Charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (d. 1325)
1289-10-04 - Louis X, the Stubborn, king of France (1314-16)
1291-10-31 - Philippe de Vitry, French composer/poet
1315-05-20 - Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)
1316-11-15 - Jean I, King of France (Nov 15-19, 1316) (he lived only 5 days)
1319-04-16 - King John II of France (d. 1364)
1321-09-29 - John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. 1387)
1326-05-08 - Joanna I of Auvergne, queen of France (d. 1360)
1330-09-28 - Nicolas Flamel, French alchemist (d. 1417?)
1338-01-21 - King Charles V, (Charles the Wise), of France (1364-80)
1338-02-03 - Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)
1344-09-18 - Marie Valois, Princess of France (d. 1404)
1363-12-14 - John Van [Jean C] Gerson, French theologist
1367-01-06 - Richard II, Bordeaux, France, King of England (1377-99) (d. 1400)
1368-02-03 - Charles VI, King of France (1380-1422)
1368-12-03 - Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1371-05-28 - John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior
1372-03-13 - Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France (d. 1407)
1387-08-29 - Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1394-11-24 - Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (d. 1465)
1401-08-16 - Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)
1402-11-23 - Jean de Dunois, French soldier (d. 1468)
1403-02-22 - Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove out the English from Northern France. Died 1461.
1404-10-14 - Marie of Anjou, queen of France (d. 1463)
1409-03-02 - John II, French duke of Alencon/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc
French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of ArcFrench Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc (1412-01-06) 1412-01-06 - Joan of Arc, Domrémy, Roman Catholic Saint and national heroine of France (legendary date) (d. 1431)
1423-07-03 - Louis XI, King of France (1461-83)
1462-06-27 - Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515)
1464-04-23 - Johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1465-02-04 - French van Brederode, leader of Hoeksen
1466-03-21 - French van Brederode, leader Hoeksen
1470-06-30 - Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), invaded Italy
1476-09-11 - Louise of Savoye, French mother/regentes of king Francois I
1491-12-31 - Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557)
1493-03-15 - Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France
French Explorer Jacques CartierFrench Explorer Jacques Cartier (1491-12-31) 1494-09-12 - King Francis I of France (1515-47), (d. 1547)
1494-12-20 - Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555)
1496-03-18 - Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and queen consort of Louis XII of France (d. 1533)
1498-04-09 - John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (d. 1550)
1498-11-15 - Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
1499-09-03 - Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henry II of France (d. 1566)
1499-10-14 - Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524)
1503-12-14 - Nostradamus, [Michel de Nostre-Dam], Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, astrologist/prophet (Les Propheties), (d. 1566)
Astrologer/Prophet NostradamusAstrologer/Prophet Nostradamus (1503-12-14) 1506-02-02 - René de Birague, French cardinal and chancellor (d. 1583)
1506-04-13 - Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian (d. 1546)
1509-08-03 - Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)
1510-10-25 - Renée of France, French princess and Duchess of Ferrara (d. 1574)
1513-10-29 - Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1515-11-22 - Marie Guise, French wife of king James V of Scotland
1515-12-22 - Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1516-10-23 - Charlotte de Valois, princess of France (d. 1524)
1517-07-25 - Jacques Peletier (du Mans), French poet/scientist
1518-08-08 - Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)
1519-02-16 - Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral
1519-02-17 - Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)
1519-06-24 - Theodore Beza, French theologian (d. 1605)
1521-04-18 - Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
1523-04-05 - Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer (d. 1596)
1523-06-05 - Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
1524-08-23 - Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)
1526-04-12 - Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)
1527-10-21 - Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (d. 1578)
1528-01-07 - Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarra/mother of French King Henry IV
1529-06-07 - Étienne Pasquier, French lawyer and man of letters (d. 1615)
1530-05-07 - Louis I Condé, French prince/leader of hugenots
1530-07-03 - Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601)
1530-11-01 - Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer (d. 1563)
1533-02-28 - Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher
1537-07-20 - Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer (d. 1604)
1539-11-01 - Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
1541-01-26 - Florent Chrestien, French writer (d. 1596)
1543-04-01 - François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)
1544-01-19 - Francis II de Valois-Angouleme, king of France (1559-60)
1545-05-01 - Franciscus Junius, [Francois du Jon], French/Neth calvinist theologist
1547-11-12 - Claude of Valois, French princess (d. 1575). 2nd daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici.
1549-11-05 - Philippe de Mornay (or Philippe Du-Plessis-Mornay), French writer (d. 1623)
1550-01-31 - Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 37 of 37

1160-11-13 - Marriage of Louis VII of France with Adele of Champagne.
1491-12-06 - King Charles VIII of France marries Anna of Bretagne
1514-10-09 - King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII (sister of Henry VIII)
Queen of Scotland Mary StuartQueen of Scotland Mary Stuart (1558-04-24) 1558-04-24 - Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois
1575-02-13 - Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont.
1575-04-24 - William (the Silent) of Orange marries 3rd wife Charlotte de Bourbon and former French nun
1600-12-17 - Marriage of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici.
1625-06-13 - English king Charles I marries French princess Henriette
1684-01-12 - French King Louis XIV marries Madame Maintenon
1725-09-05 - French King Louis XV marries Polish princess Mary Lesczynski
1736-02-12 - Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor Francois I)
Queen of France Marie AntoinetteQueen of France Marie Antoinette (1770-05-16) 1770-05-16 - Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France
1796-03-09 - French Leader Napoléon Bonaparte (26) marries 1st wife Joséphine de Beauharnais (32), changing her name from Rose
1810-02-11 - French leader Napoleon I marries 2nd wife Marie-Louise of Austria
1850-03-14 - French writer and playwright Honoré de Balzac marries Ewelina Hańska in Berdyczów, Ukraine
1853-01-30 - Emperor and French President Napoleon III marries Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba
1935-08-19 - French singer Edith Piaf (19) weds Andrew Johnseppe in Belleville, Paris
1937-06-03 - Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France
King of Great Britain Edward VIIIKing of Great Britain Edward VIII (1937-06-03) 1971-05-12 - Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger (27) weds actress and model Bianca Pérez-Mora Macia (26) at St Tropez Town Hall, France
1984-09-14 - Stage and screen actor Gene Wilder (51) weds "Saturday Night Live" actress-comedian Gilda Radner (38) in France
1993-04-21 - Rolling Stone Bill Wyman weds Suzanne Accosta on French Riveria
1994-12-17 - Actress Heather Locklear (33) weds Bon Jovi lead guitarist Richie Sambora (35) at The American Cathedral in Paris, France
1995-05-27 - "Friends" actress Lisa Kudrow (31) weds French advertising executive Michel Stern (37) in Malibu
1999-07-28 - "Sixteen Candles" actress Molly Ringwald (31) weds French writer Valery Lamerignere in Bordeaux, France
Rock guitarist Richie SamboraRock guitarist Richie Sambora (1994-12-17) 2003-09-25 - Prince of Venice and Piedmont Emanuele Filiberto (31) weds French actress Clotilde Courau (34) at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Rome
2005-12-03 - French heiress Athina Onassis (20) weds Olympic gold medalist equestrian Alvaro de Miranda Neto (32) in Sao Paulo, Brazil
2006-05-06 - Race car driver "Champ Car World Series" two time winner Sebastien Bourdais (27) weds Claire Bagot at Cathedral Saint-Julien in Le Mans, France
2006-07-29 - "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) weds singer Kid Rock (35) at Thunder Gulch yacht in Saint-Tropez, France
2006-09-16 - Aga Khan's son Prince Hussain weds Kristin White on the grounds of Chateau de Chantilly in France
Actress Eva LongoriaActress Eva Longoria (2007-07-07) 2007-07-07 - Actress and model Eva Longoria (37) weds NBA player Tony Parker (30) at The Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris, France
2008-02-02 - 23rd French Republic President Nicolas Sarkozy (53) weds supermodel-turned-singer Carla Bruni (39) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France
2008-03-23 - France's former first lady Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz (50) weds Moroccan-born public relations executive Richard Attias (48) in Manhattan, New York
2009-02-14 - Actress Salma Hayek (42) weds French billionaire and PPR CEO Francois-Henri Pinault (46) in Paris
2010-03-15 - Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France
2010-07-31 - R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Keys (31) weds Grammy Award winning rapper Swizz Beatz (33) at a private home on the French island of Corsica
Singer-songwriter Alicia KeysSinger-songwriter Alicia Keys (2010-07-31) 2011-08-27 - Oscar winner Sofia Coppola (41) weds vocalist of French indie rock band "Phoenix" Thomas Mars at the family villa, Palazzo Margherita in Bernalda, Italy
2011-09-03 - English DJ and musician Mark Ronson (36) weds french actress Josephine De La Baume (27) in Aix-en-Provence, France

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 3 of 3

1499-01-08 - Louis XII of France after papal divorce marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany to keep duchy for the crown
French Emperor Napoléon BonaparteFrench Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte (1809-12-16) 1809-12-16 - Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate
1810-01-10 - French church annuls marriage of Napoleon I & Empress Joséphine

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 2,127

0394-09-08 - Arbogast, French general, commits suicide
0511-11-11 - Clovis, king of Salische France/founder of Merovingische, dies at 45
0511-11-27 - Clovis, 1st King of France, dies at about 45
0524-06-21 - Chlodomir, king of the France to Orleans (511-24), dies at about 28
0524-08-30 - Chlodomer, Frankish King of Orléans dies at about 29
0545-06-03 - Chlotilde, wife of French King Clovis/saint, dies at about 70
0558-12-23 - Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0561-11-29 - Chlotarius I, king of the France (558-61), dies at about 61
0593-03-28 - Guntram, French King in Burgundy, dies at about 67
0660-12-01 - Eligius/Eloy, French bishop of Tournay-Noyon/saint, dies
0711-04-14 - Childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27
0714-12-16 - Pepin/Pippin II, of Herstal/Héristal, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia and Duke and Prince of the Franks, dies
0768-09-24 - Pippin III, the short, King of France, dies at 53
0783-07-12 - Bertha "with the great feet", wife of French King Pippin III, dies
0794-08-10 - Fastrada, 3rd wife of French King Charles the Great, dies at 30
0804-05-19 - Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
0833-07-20 - Ansegis/Ansegius, French abbot of Fontenelle/author, dies at about 63
0840-03-14 - Eginhard, French nobleman/biographer (Vita Karoli Magni), dies at 69
0840-06-20 - Louis de Vrome, emperor of French rich, dies
0843-04-19 - Judith, French empress/2nd wife of Louis de Vrome, dies
0855-09-29 - Lotharius I, Romanian-French emperor (signed Treaty of Verdun), dies
0856-02-04 - Hrabanus Maurus, East France, archbishop of Mainz, dies
0875-08-12 - Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50
0875-12-16 - Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75
0876-08-28 - Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
0876-09-08 - Lodewijk de Duitser, king of East French Republic (833-76), dies at 72
0877-10-06 - Charles II the Bald, King of France/ Holy Roman emperor (875-77), dies at 54
0882-08-05 - King Louis III of France (b. 863)
0882-08-25 - Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19
0884-12-12 - Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
0898-01-01 - Odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39
0899-12-08 - Arnulf of Carinthia, last emperor of Austria-France, dies
0923-06-15 - Robert I, King of France (922-23), dies in battle
0929-10-07 - Charles III, the Plain, King of France (893-929), dies
0936-01-15 - King Rudolph of France
0943-11-02 - Queen Emma of France, (b. 894)
0954-09-10 - Louis IV, of overseas, King of France, dies
0956-06-16 - Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies
0986-03-01 - King Lothair of France (b. 941)
0986-03-02 - Lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44
0987-05-21 - Louis V, last Carlovingians King of France (966-987), dies
0987-05-22 - Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
0996-10-24 - Hugo Capet, king of France (987-96), dies at 58
1003-05-12 - Gerbert, French scholar, dies in Rome
1004-11-13 - Abbo van Fleury, [Floriacensis], French abbott/saint, dies
1031-07-20 - Robert II de Vrome, King of France (996-1031), dies
1060-08-04 - Henry I, King of France (1027-60), dies at 52
1067-09-01 - Baldwin V, Count of Flanders/guardian of King of France, dies
1088-01-06 - Berengarius of Tours, French theologist, dies
1089-05-28 - Lanfrance, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1099-07-29 - Urban II, [Odo van Lagery], French Pope (1088-99), dies
1101-10-18 - Hugh of Vermandois, son of Henry I of France (b. 1053)
King of France King Philip IKing of France King Philip I (1108-07-29) 1108-07-29 - King Philip I, King of the Franks 1059, 1060-1108), dies at 56
1109-01-26 - Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
1111-03-07 - Bohemund I of Tarente, French ruler of Antioch, dies
1112-10-05 - Sigebert of Gembloux, French chronicler
1113-06-19 - Odo/Odardus van Kamerijk, French writer/bishop of Kamerijk, dies
1115-06-08 - Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64
1115-07-08 - Petrus van Amiens, French Crusades predictor, dies
1116-12-23 - Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1130-01-07 - Baldricus Burgoliensis, French historian/archbishop, dies at about 83
1133-12-18 - Hildebert, French writer
1137-08-01 - Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)
1142-04-21 - Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)
1151-01-13 - Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. 1081)
1153-08-20 - Bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies
1154-11-18 - Adélaide de Maurienne, wife of Louis VI of France (b. 1092)
1160-07-20 - Peter Lombard, French theologian
1171-06-09 - Jacob Ben Meir, [Rabbenu Tam], French Tosofist, dies
1174-07-11 - Amalrik I, [Morri], French King of Jerusalem, dies
1180-09-18 - Louis VII, King of France, dies
1180-09-19 - Louis VII, the Younger, King of France (1137-80), dies at 59
1187-07-04 - Reinoud van Châtillon, French prince of Antioch, dies
1188-10-11 - Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France
1197-09-22 - Petrus Cantor, French theologist (Verbum Abbreviatum), dies
1198-03-11 - Marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France (b. 1145)
1199-04-06 - Pierre Basile, French soldier
1201-07-20 - Agnes of France, queen of France, dies [or 7/18]
1205-09-03 - Petrus van Poitiers, French theologist (Sententiarum libri V), dies
1206-06-04 - Adèle of Champagne, wife of Louis VII of France
1208-01-15 - Peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered
1213-12-17 - Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53
1214-07-27 - Stefan van Longchamp, French knight, dies in battle
1217-08-24 - Eustace "the Monk", French buccaneer, dies in battle
1218-06-25 - Simon de Montfort the elder, 5th Earl of Leicester, French crusader dies in the siege of Toulouse
1223-07-14 - King Philip II of France (1180-1223) dies at 57
1226-11-08 - Louis VIII, the Lion, King of France (1223-26), dies at 39
1236-12-23 - Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1245-02-08 - Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies
1250-02-08 - Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)
1252-11-26 - Blanche of Castile, Queen of Louis VIII of France (b. 1188)
1263-03-19 - Hugo of St-Cher/a S Caro, French cardinal, dies
1264-10-02 - Urbanus IV, [Jacques Pantaleon], French Pope (1261-64), dies
1270-08-25 - Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56
1271-01-28 - Isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)
1271-08-21 - Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220)
1271-10-27 - Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (b. 1213)
1274-07-15 - John F Bonaventura, Ital/French theologist/dominican/saint, dies
1274-08-15 - Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne (b. 1201)
1285-10-05 - King Philip III of France (b. 1245)


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