Country — France

Events in country — France

  • 0524–06–21Battle at Vezerone: Burgundy beats France
  • 0732–10–11Battle at Tours: France under Karel Martel beat Moors
  • 0754–07–28Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France
  • 0823–04–05Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-Emperor of France
  • 0843–08–10Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German and Charles the Bare divide France
  • 0879–04–10Louis III, crowned King of France
  • 0888–01–13Duke Odo becomes King of West-France
  • 0891–09–01Northmen defeated near Louvaine, France
  • 0921–11–07Treaty of Bonn: East France and West France recognize each other
  • 0922–06–09French Republic chooses Robert I, King of France
  • 0939–10–02Battle at Andernach: King Otto and Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France and Giselbert of Lutherans
  • 0954–11–12Lotharius becomes King of France
  • 0979–06–08Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
  • 0987–06–19Louis IV, crowned King of France
  • 0987–07–03Hugo Capet crowned King of France
  • 1027–05–14Robert II, the Vrome, names son Henry I, King of France
  • 1031–07–20Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
  • 1059–05–23Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France
  • 1070–06–04Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France
  • 1108–08–03Louis VI, “the Fat One, “ King of France, crowned
  • 1131–10–25Crowning of Louis VII the Young, King of France
  • 1202–04–28King Philip II throws out John without Country, from France
  • 1208–02–24St. Francis of Assisi, 26, received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy
  • 1214–01–08Earl Ferrand of Flanders drops ties with France
  • 1214–07–02English King John begins siege around Lille France
  • 1217–08–24Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France
  • 1223–12–25St. Francis of Assisi assembles 1st Nativity scene (Greccio, Italy)
  • 1253–07–23Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III
  • 1269–06–19King Louis IX of Frances decrees all Jews must wear a badge of shame
  • 1288–04–24Jews of Yroyes France are accused of ritual murder

People born in country — France

  • 0823–06–13Charles II [the Bald]: King of France (843–77) / Emperor (875–77)
  • 0846–11–01Louis II [the Stutterer]: King of France (877–79)
  • 0879–09–17Charles III [The Simple]: King of France (893–923)
  • 1113–08–24Geoffrey Plantagenet: France — Conquered Normandy
  • 1165–08–21Philip II Augustus: 1st great Capetian King of France (1179–1223)
  • 1187–09–05Louis VIII [Coeur-de-Lion]: King of France (1223–26)
  • 1201–10–09Robert de Sorbon: Founded Sorbonne University (Paris, France)
  • 1214–04–25Louis IX: King of France (1226–70)
  • 1245–04–03Philips III [the Stout]: King of France (1270–85)
  • 1289–10–04Louis X [the Stubborn]: King of France (1314–16)
  • 1304–07–20Francesco Petrarch: Italy — Poet (Italia Mia)
  • 1316–11–15Jean I: King of France (November 15–19, 1316) (he lived only 4 days)
  • 1319–04–26Jean II [the Good]: King of France (1350–64)
  • 1337–01–21Charles V [the Wise]: King of France (1364–80)
  • 1367–01–06Richard II: Bordeaux, France — King of England (1377–99)
  • 1371–05–28John [the Fearless]: Burgundy, France — Duke of Burgundy / warrior
  • 1380–02–11Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini: Italy — Humanist
  • 1401–07–23Francesco Sfoza: Soldier
  • 1403–02–22Charles VII: King of France (1422–61) — drove out English
  • 1423–07–03Louis XI: King of France (1461–83)
  • 1451–01–14Franchinus Gaffurius: Composer
  • 1462–06–27Louis XII [the Just]: King of France (1498–1515)
  • 1464–04–23Johanna van Valois: Queen of France
  • 1470–06–30Charles VIII: King of France (1483–98) — invaded Italy
  • 1476–09–11Louise of Savoye: French mother / regentes of King Francois I
  • 1483–03–06Francesco Guicciardini: Italian attorney / President of Romagna
  • 1492–03–04Francesco de Layolle: Composer
  • 1493–03–15Anne Pierre Adrien Duke of Montmorency: Marshal of France
  • 1494–03–01Il Bacchiacca [Franceso Ubertini]: Italian painter
  • 1502–07–27Pier Francesco Corteccia: Composer

People died in country — France

  • 0558–12–23Childebert: King of France (511–58), dies at about 62
  • 0561–11–29Chlotarius I: King of the France (558–61), dies at about 61
  • 0768–09–24Pippin III [the Short]: King of France, dies at 53
  • 0804–05–19Alcuin of York: English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69
  • 0856–02–04Hrabanus Maurus: East France, Archbishop of Mainz
  • 0869–08–08Lotharius II: King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855–869)
  • 0875–08–12Louis II: King of Italy / Emperor of France, dies at about 50
  • 0876–08–28Louis the German: King of East France Empire (833–76)
  • 0877–10–06Charles II the Kale: King of France / Roman Emperor (875–77), dies at 54
  • 0879–04–10Louis II [the Stutterer]: King of France (877–79)
  • 0882–08–25Louis III: King of France (879–82), dies at 19
  • 0884–12–12Carloman: Co-king of France (879, 882–884)
  • 0888–01–13Charles III [the Fat One]: King of Franconia / Roman Emperor
  • 0898–01–01Odo: Earl of Paris / King of France (888–98), dies at about 39
  • 0899–12–08Arnulf of Carinthia: Last Emperor of Austria-France
  • 0923–06–15Robert I: King of France (922–23), dies in battle
  • 0929–10–07Charles III [the Plain]: King of France (893–929)
  • 0954–09–10Louis IV: Of overseas, King of France
  • 0956–02–17Hugo the Great: Earl of Paris / Duke of Francia, dies at about 55
  • 0956–06–16Hugo [the Great]: Duke of France
  • 0986–03–02Lotharius: King of France (954–86), dies at 44
  • 0987–05–21Louis V: Last Carlovingians King of France (966–987)
  • 0987–05–22Louis V le Faineant [the Lazy]: King of France (986–87), poisoned at 20
  • 0996–10–24Hugo Capet: King of France (987–96), dies at 58
  • 1031–07–20Robert II de Vrome: King of France (996–1031)
  • 1060–08–04Henry I: King of France (1027..60), dies at 52
  • 1067–09–01Boudouin V: Earl of Flanders / guardian of King of France
  • 1089–05–28Lanfrance: Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1108–07–29Philip I: Co-king of France (1059, 1060–1108), dies at 56
  • 1137–08–01Louis VI: King of France, dies (1108–37)

Originally published at www.history-events.info.

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