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History Of Paris In France

Paris is a city full of history that you can see with every corner you turn, from historical buildings, monuments, bridges, etc as well as many different museums that have records and artefacts dating as far back as the fourth millennium BC, with many of these historical events having been preserved and documented for future generations.

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Ancient History of Paris
Fourth millennium BC Paris, archaeological finds show that Paris has been inhabited since at least this time. 

Early Medieval History of Paris
By this time, Paris was a typically crowded - The city's escape from Attila proved a short-lived reprieve, as it was attacked and overrun in 464

Early Modern History of Paris
The new King, Henri IV, converted to Catholicism in 1594 with the declaration that "Paris is well worth a mass," so convincing the Parisians to accept him as their king.

The Hundred Years War of France and King Edward III
The Direct Capetian line died out in 1328, leaving no male heir to take over Paris capital city. 

Paris in World War I and World War II
On the eve of the outbreak of the First World War, 2 August 1914, that Paris and other French cities was welcoming the

History of Ile de France
It really all started in on 4 Febraury 1959 when the District of the Paris Region (district de la région de Paris) was created by a government decree.

Facts on Paris the Capital City of France
Paris is the capital city of France and is situated on the River Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Ile-de-France region

History and Events of the Eiffel Tower in Paris France
The tower was inaugurated on 31 March 1889, and opened on 6 May 1889.

History of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris and was commissioned in 1806

Catacombs of Paris France
The Catacombs of Paris is a famous burial place in Paris.

History of Avenue des Champs-Elysees
The Champs-Elysees was originally fields and market gardens, until 1616.

Notre Dame Church In Paris France
Notre Dame de Paris, is often known simply as Notre Dame and is a Gothic cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite in Paris,

History and Events of Notre Dame de Paris
Construction of the Notre Dame began in 1163, during the reign of King Louis VII.

Notre Dame's Several Cathedral Organs
Several organs have been installed in Notre Dame Cathedral over time.

Musée des Egouts or Paris Sewers Museum
This incredible museum is dedicated to underneath the city of Paris, where, in the murky depths you can discover the Paris sewers.

History of the Bastille in Paris France
On 16 June 1792, the area occupied by the Bastille was turned into a square celebrating liberty

St Denis Commune
St Denis has always been associated with Royal burials and virtually all of the French Kings were entombed here and the queens were crowned in the elegant Basilique St-Denis.

Basilique de Saint Denis
Basilica of Saint Denis, also known as Basilique de Saint Denis the favourite burial spot for French Kings

Stables at Chateau de Versailles Grande Écurie du Château de Versailles
Work was completed by 1683, and these two buildings are outstanding because of their dimensions and the incredible architecture.

Procope Café in Paris
Procope was founded way back in 1686 by Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli and is oldest operating cafe in the world, also it has welcomed numerous famous people such as Voltaire and Benjamin Franklin, over the years.

Valentin Hauy and the Royal Institute for Blind Youth
In 1784 Valentin Hauy opened a school for the blind in Paris, which was in fact the first school of its kind throughout the world

Louis Braille and His Braille Writing Methods
Braille, as it became known in memory of Louis Braille was officially recognised in France in 1854, then it was recognised by world congress.

History of the Paradis Latin Theatre In Paris
It was back in 1802 that Napoleon Bonaparte decided to have a theatre built on the Rue des Fossés Saint-Victor, and once built was inaugurated in 1803 under the name of the Theatre Latin.

Cimetière du Père Lachaise Cemetery In Paris
The Cimetière du Père Lachaise or Père Lachaise Cemetry is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris.

Bateau-Mouches Tourist Boats on the River Seine
You can still have pleasure trips on one of the Bateaux-Mouches, from the original company, but now other tour operators also have vessels called Bateaux-Mouches, for tourists to travel up and down the River Seine.

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