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la France

This section presents la France, its Majestic Culture that has touched the hearts and minds of the world, since centuries ago.

If United States is seen as the Freedom Defenders in the world, la France is the country and culture that created the visions and Philosophy of Freedom and Liberty.

                    Vive la France et vive la Liberté

 

La France Pioneer in the Concept of Human Rights (Déclaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen de 1789)

 

Emperor Bonaparte not only influenced the Literature of his era the Romanticism but equally the foundation of Civil Law and the Political structure of European Continent, of his time and beyond. 

Still …. yet ……..his indelible name in the pages …..of Literature, Music ….and Art …..from Lord Byron……and the Beethoven’s symphony of Eroica echoes the Napoleonic Era immersed with the European Romanticism.

Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte 1812Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte by Jacques-Louis David 1812 Paris©Wikipedia

 

Code Napoléon (Napoleonic Code)

 

 

General Marquis de Lafayette, known as the U.S National Hero

General Washington and General LafayetteGeneral Lafayette (right) and General Washington at Valley Forge 1777-1778 ©Wikipedia

 

General Lafayette forever in the American Hearts and History  ©U.S Embassy Paris

In honour of General Lafayette  ©U.S Embassy Paris

From New York to Washington DC and across the U.S from East coast to the West  there are innumerable Monuments in Honour of General Lafayette, the Charismatic…… French Commander that left America, for centuries,  deeply in love with him. 

General Marquis de Lafayette The French General and the U.S National Hero

http://www.friendsoflafayette.org/about-lafayette.html

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/marquis-lafayette-sails-again-180954590/?page=1

http://www.schillerinstitute.org/educ/hist/lafayette.html

http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/served/lafayette.html

 

 

 

Charles Alexis Henri Maurice Clérel de Tocqueville, a great Politician, historian of la France, the  Author of: Democracy in America

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more on France:

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1901 was awarded to Sully Prudhomme of France

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1904 was divided equally between Frédéric Mistral and José Echegaray y Eizaguirre

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1915 was awarded to Romain Rolland

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1921 was awarded to Anatole France

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1957 was awarded to Albert Camus

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1960 was awarded to Saint-John Perse

Jean-Paul Sartre was awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature but refused it

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1985 was awarded to Claude Simon

Médecins Sans Frontières recepeint of The Nobel Peace Prize 1999

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008 was awarded to Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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