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History of Paris - Wikipedia


The oldest traces of human occupation in Paris, discovered near rue Henri- Farman in 2006, are ..... On the left bank, the Capetians founded an important monastery, the Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pr...

History of Paris, France - Discover France


History of Paris, France: first settled by Celtic Parisii, Roman conquest, Frankish ... Gauls of the Parisii tribe settled there between 250 and 200 BC and founded a  ...

France Paris History - Nozio


Useful guide to the city of Paris France including all about culture, art, history, ... Paris was founded around the end of the 3rd century BC by the Gauls who were ...

Paris: History - Infoplease


The Capetians firmly established Paris as the French capital. ... The university community constituted an autonomous borough; another was formed on the right  ...

A Brief History of Paris, France - A World History Encyclopedia


A brief history of Paris, France from Roman Times to today. ... A government called the Paris Commune was formed in the city. The French government sent ...

The History of Paris - Paris.fr


Even though the site of today's Paris has been inhabited for 90000 years ... Capet , Count of Paris was elected King of France in 987 and founded a new ...

Paris celebrates 2,000th birthday - Jul 08, 1951 - HISTORY.com


On this day in 1951, Paris, the capital city of France, celebrates turning 2,000 ... the birthday cake, as the City of Lights was most likely founded around 250 B.C..

Paris facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...


... urban areas. The percent of France's total population living in the Paris metropolitan area. ... Date the city was founded, 53 BC, AD 969, 753 BC, 723 BC.

History of Paris - Lonely Planet Travel Information


The French have always said 'Quand Paris éternue, la France s'en rhume' ... Childeric II, Clovis' son and successor, founded the Abbey of St-Germain des Prés ...

When was France founded? | Reference.com


The first kings of what would become France hailed from the Merovingian blood line. This line of kings began in 481 with King Clovis, who made Paris the seat of  ...