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in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.
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France and first
The years 1812 and 1813 saw him in Germany and France again, but on this visit to Berlin he did not seek out the philosophers as he had on his first journey.
In the first half of the 20th century the Olympic Winter Games were held three times in Alpine venues: the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France ; the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland ; and the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
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* 1908 – Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
* 1978 – Double Eagle II becomes first balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean when it lands in Miserey, France near Paris, 137 hours after leaving Presque Isle, Maine.
* 1944 – Alençon is liberated by General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, the first city in France to be liberated from the Nazis by French forces.
* 1875 – Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in 22 hours.
He led two embassies to the Mongols: the first carried letters from Pope Innocent IV and the second bore gifts and letters from Louis IX of France to Güyük Khan.
In 1939 Grothendieck went to France and lived in various camps for displaced persons with his mother, first at the Camp de Rieucros, and subsequently lived for the remainder of the war in the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, where he was sheltered and hidden in local boarding-houses or pensions.
The U. S. Army brought truck-towed Bofors 40 mm AA guns along with truck-mounted units fitted with mechanized turrets when they sailed, first for Great Britain and then onto France.
* 1809 – Two Austrian army corps are driven from Landshut by a First French Empire army led by Napoleon I of France as two French corps to the north hold off the main Austrian army on the first day of the Battle of Eckmühl.
Unlike France or Germany, there are no special administrative courts of first instance in the Netherlands, but regular courts have an administrative " chamber " which specializes in administrative appeals.
The first Baron was Hamelin de Balun, from Ballon, a small town and castle in Maine-Anjou called " Gateway to Maine ", near Le Mans, today in the Sarthe département of France.
Around the same time, in France, Charles-Louis Havas extended the services of his news agency, Havas to include advertisement brokerage, making it the first French group to organize.
Anaïs Nin (; born Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell, February 21, 1903 – January 14, 1977 ) was a French-Cuban author, based at first in France and later in the United States, who published her journals, which span more than 60 years, beginning when she was 11 years old and ending shortly before her death, her erotic literature, and short stories.
Her father's grandfather had fled France during the Revolution, going first to Saint-Domingue, then New Orleans, and finally to Cuba where he helped build that country's first railway.
Bauxite was named after the village Les Baux in southern France, where it was first recognised as containing aluminium and named by the French geologist Pierre Berthier in 1821.
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de Pompadour, Louis XV's mistress, who was considered the most powerful woman in France at the time.
She was the subject of Simone de Beauvoir's 1959 essay, The Lolita Syndrome, which described Bardot as a " locomotive of women's history " and built upon existentialist themes to declare her the first and most liberated woman of post-war France.
" She is only a woman, only mistress of half an island ," marvelled Pope Sixtus V, " and yet she makes herself feared by Spain, by France, by the Empire, by all ".
Gillette of Narbonne cures the King of France of a fistula, craves for spouse Bertrand de Roussillon, who marries her against his will, and hies him in despite to Florence, where, as he courts a young woman, Gillette lies with him in her stead, and has two sons by him ; for which cause he afterwards takes her into favour and entreats her as his wife.
In Italy, France and Germany, it was said that a man or woman could turn into a werewolf if he or she, on a certain Wednesday or Friday, slept outside on a summer night with the full moon shining directly on his face.
* June 27 – 19-year-old American socialite Aida de Acosta becomes the first woman to fly a powered aircraft solo when she pilots Santos-Dumont's motorized dirigible, “ No. 9 ”, from Paris to Château de Bagatelle in France.
In 1890, Whitehead married Evelyn Wade, an Irish woman reared in France ; they had a daughter and two sons.
Written by Adam Brooks, the film is about a woman who flies to France to confront her straying fiancé and gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her to smuggle a stolen diamond necklace.
The war began under the pretext that Maria Theresa was ineligible to succeed to the Habsburg thrones of her father, Charles VI, because Salic law precluded royal inheritance by a woman — though in reality this was a convenient excuse put forward by Prussia and France to challenge Habsburg power.
One co-prince is the man or woman who is currently serving as President of France, currently Francois Hollande ( it has historically been any head of state of France, including kings and emperors of the French ).
In January, 1918 he left France and moved to the city of Moscow, Russia where he married a Russian woman and joined the Bolshevik Party.
In a paternity suit that rocked France, another woman accused Montand of being the father of her daughter and went to court to obtain a DNA sample from him.
A 15 December 1790 Law stated: " All persons born in a foreign country and descending in any degree of a French man or woman expatriated for religious reason are declared French nationals ( naturels français ) and will benefit from rights attached to that quality if they come back to France, establish their domicile there and take the civic oath.
Philip laid down the principle that Joan, as a woman, could not inherit the throne of France, played heavily upon the fact that he was now the anointed king, and consolidated what some authors have described as his effective " usurpation " of power.
When still a girl, she was briefly in the retinue of Anne de Beaujeu, eldest sister of King Charles VIII, a capable and highly intelligent woman who held the regency of France during his minority.
For the next 25 years she would be the most powerful influence in his life and the most powerful woman in France.
In 2007 the first woman was Christiane Thibault, and in 2011 it was Isabelle Esclangon, both from France.
He was one of the greatest of the medieval kings, and she was the only woman to wear the crowns of both England and France.
Concurrently with making all Protestants resident in France into full-fledged citizens, the law enacted on December 15, 1790 stated that: ' All persons born in a foreign country and descending in any degree of a French man or woman expatriated for religious reason are declared French nationals ( naturels français ) and will benefit to rights attached to that quality if they come back to France, establish their domicile there and take the civic oath.