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Ephemeris of June 15

Ephemeris of June 15

1215. The English barons impose on King John of England (known as John Landless) a treaty called Magna Carta or Magna Carta. This treaty limits the prerogatives of the sovereign and is constituted as the basis of current English parliamentarism. 1924. Many of the 250,000 Native Americans are finally granted full American citizenship.

The little Joan of Arc Quiz

The little Joan of Arc Quiz

After the quizzes devoted to the First World War, the Navy and Versailles, Grégoire Thonnat offers us a new theme: the Maid of Orléans! The opportunity to (re) discover this emblematic figure of the History of France! We have already presented several small quizzes of Grégoire Thonnat, from question to answer you could follow him in the mud of the trenches, under the chandeliers of crystal and the gilding of Versailles or on the deck of a ship splitting the foam.

Joan of Arc, the muse of Charles VII (theater)

Joan of Arc, the muse of Charles VII (theater)

The play by Danièle Léon, Jeanne d & 39; Arc, the muse of Charles VII, is performed again in this year 2012, on the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of the Maid and announced as being faithful to historical reality. & 34; Twenty five years after the death of Joan of Arc, Charles VII begins the process of his rehabilitation.

The Tudors on Arte

The Tudors on Arte

The Franco-German channel begins this Saturday, September 19 the broadcast of the Anglo-Saxon series & 34; the Tudors & 34 ;. Loosely based on the life of Henry VIII of England, this TV series is set in Renaissance Europe, set against a backdrop of religious turmoil. Find with delight the famous King of England and his many wives, the flamboyant François I, the tormented Thomas More and many and picturesque characters in a rather successful fresco despite some anachronisms and scriptwriting biases.

Ephemeris of February 25

Ephemeris of February 25

1948: After two weeks of Soviet pressure, the Czech Communists operate & 34; the Prague coup & 34; and installs a & 34; popular democracy & 34;. 1916: General Pétain is appointed head of military operations in Verdun. 1856: Paris Congress which ratifies the defeat of Russia in the & 34; Crimean War & 34; and who must give up his claims in the balkans and on the black sea.

Battle of Wavre (1815): historical reconstruction

Battle of Wavre (1815): historical reconstruction

From 07 to 08 July more than 500 reenactors (infantry, cavalry and artillerymen) of eight nationalities will make you relive the battle which took place in Wavre, in Belgium, on the day of the battle of Waterloo and its day after (June 18 and 19, 1815) . The reconstruction of the fighting around the Moulin de Bierges will last no less than four hours!