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Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... a longstanding territorial dispute with Canada, although it represents only 25 percent of what France had sought ... The islands are heavily subsidized by France, which benefits the standard of living ... purchasing power parity $48.3 million, supplemented by annual payments from France of about $60 million (2003 estimate) GDP per capita purchasing power parity $6,900 (2001 estimate) Inflation rate ...
Napoleon - Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms
... Emperor Napoleon I of France House of Bonaparte Political offices Preceded by French Directory Provisional Consul of France 11 November – 12 December ...
Foreign Relations Of Tunisia - France
... Tunisia and France retain a special relationship due to their history, geographic location, and economic relationship ... In France there is a sizeable Tunisian diaspora, and the French language is widely used in Tunisia ... Ranked by country, France receives the largest amount of Tunisian exports, and France is number-one regarding Tunisian imports also ...
Napoleon - Reforms
... higher education, a tax code, road and sewer systems, and established the Banque de France (central bank) ... the Organic Articles, which regulated public worship in France ... civilian and military achievements the order is still the highest decoration in France ...
Napoleon - Legacy - Criticism
... Napoleon ended lawlessness and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... His role in the Haitian Revolution and decision to reinstate slavery in France's oversea colonies are controversial and have an impact on his reputation ... Critics argue Napoleon's true legacy must reflect the loss of status for France and needless deaths brought by his rule historian Victor Davis Hanson writes, "After all, the ...

More definitions of "France":

  • (noun): A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe.
    Synonyms: French Republic

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    The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
    —Anatole France (1844–1924)

    The anarchy, assassination, and sacrilege by which the Kingdom of France has been disgraced, desolated, and polluted for some years past cannot but have excited the strongest emotions of horror in every virtuous Briton. But within these days our hearts have been pierced by the recital of proceedings in that country more brutal than any recorded in the annals of the world.
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war!
    Charles De Gaulle (1890–1970)