The 1960 European Nations’ Cup was the first edition of the European Championship, and organized by UEFA. The first tournament was held in France. The four teams
Its adaptation from the plainer form of kipferl (traditional bread from Austria-Hungary, that is rolled and formed into a crescent), before the invention of viennoiseries can be
A French satirical weekly magazine, featuring cartoons, reports, polemics, and jokes. The publication has been described as anti-racist, skeptical, secular, and radical. Charlie Hebdo first appeared in
A French actor, initially associated with the New Wave of the 1960s and a major French film star for several decades. His best known credits include Breathless
Interment in the crypt of the monument is severely restricted and is allowed only by a parliamentary act for “National Heroes”. Among those buried in its
On 22 October 1895 the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus. With the train several minutes late and the driver trying to
The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter met in 1987 while attending the Lycée Carnot secondary school. The two became friends and recorded demos. In 1992, they formed
A wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The design of
Marcel Leyat was a French automobile manufacturer, born in Die, established by Marcel Leyat in 1919 in Paris. The automobiles were built on the Quai de Grenelle.
Also known as Nicole Minet, was young French Résistance fighter during the war. She had come from Chartres to help liberate the capital on August 19, 1944.
A famous cabaret in Montmartre, founded in November 1892 by Antonin Alexander. The Cabaret de L’Enfer was the counterpart to The Cabaret du Ciel, another cabaret which