Genealogy Projects tagged with France on the Geni Family Tree

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  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714)

    War of the Spanish Succession See Wikipedia... The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was fought among several European powers, including a divided Spain, over the possible unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and France under one Bourbon monarch. As France and Spain were among the most powerful states of Europe, such a unification would have drastically altered the European b...

  • King's Daughters / Filles du Roi

    The King's Daughters (French: Filles du Roi; Filles du Roy) is a term used to refer to the approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program sponsored by Louis XIV . The program was designed to boost Canada's population both by encouraging male immigrants to settle there, and by promoting marriage, family formation and the birth of chil...

  • French Canadian Genealogy

    This Group will focus on cleaning up and expanding the genealogy for the French Canadian Ancestors. Links to those listed in Our French-Canadian Ancestors by Thomas J. Laforest (listing still in progress) Volume 01 Grégoire Deblois (1632 - 1705) , Julien Fortin dit Bellefontaine (1621-1692) , Nicolas Veilleux dit Labecasse (Verieul dit Labecasse) (1632-1714)

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  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)

    Napoleonic Wars The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon's French Empire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern mass conscription. French power rose quickly as Na...

  • French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802)

    French Revolutionary Wars The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of major conflicts, from 1792 until 1802, fought between the French Revolutionary government and several European states. Marked by French revolutionary fervour and military innovations, the campaigns saw the French Revolutionary Armies defeat a number of opposing coalitions and expand French control to the Low Countries,...

  • Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent

    Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent Simón Bolívar , 2nd President of Venezuela John Sevier , 1st Governor of Tennessee Che Guevara , Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. Ted Williams , American professional baseball player and manager. Jedediah Smith , American explorer of the Rocky ...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • Imigrantes Franceses ao Brasil / French immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração Francesa Afora a invasão francesas ao Rio de Janeiro e ao Maranhão ainda durante o século XVI, a primeira grande leva de franceses ao país aconteceu com a transferência da família real e da corte portuguesa para o Brasil, em 1808. D. João VI patrocinou a vinda da Missão Artística que trouxe ao Brasil, e...

  • Premiers ministres de France

    Prime Ministers of France . ____________________________________________________ 1589-1610 : Maximilien de Béthune , duc de Sully 1610-1617 : Concino Concini , marquis d'Ancre 1624-1642 : Armand Jean du Plessis , cardinal de Richelieu 1642-1643 : - 1643-1661 : Giulio Raimondo Mazarini , cardinal Mazarin 1661-1683 : Jean-Baptiste Colbert

  • Norman families of Normandy (France) and England

    NOTE: This is an umbrella project that will contain a number of sub-projects, so at this time there will be no profiles added to this overview project. For a discussion of naming conventions for this period, please refer to this discussion thread: [Naming Conventions: Medieval Europe (esp France and England) ] For a general discussion about the Anglo-Norman genealogical project, please see:...

  • Rulers of Provence, France

    This project will include the various rulers of the French southeastern province of Provence from the Merovingian Period (when it was part of Gaul) through the 15th century. An excellent list of these family connections during the various periods may be found on the Provence page of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy's Medieval Lands database. There's also a great page in French at Liste...

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  • Nine Years' War (1688-1697)

    Nine Years' War The Nine Years' War (1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance, the War of the Palatine Succession, or the War of the League of Augsburg[3] – was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and a European-wide coalition, the Grand Alliance, led by the Anglo-Dutch Stadtholder-King William III, Holy Roman Emper...

  • SA French Huguenot Settlers

    Fleeing religious persecution of Protestants in France after the 1685 revocation of the Edict of Nantes (which had guaranteed their rights), 200 000 French Huguenots emigrated to countries such as Switzerland. Germany, England, America, and South Africa. Amongst the first Huguenots to come were Francois Villion (Viljoen) and the du Toit brothers, François and Guillaume . Actually, the ...

  • Cimetière du Père-Lachaise ◦ Paris ◦ France

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—collegae BIENVENUE!—2013-jul-04-do-05:32—jMVu— Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise doit son nom à François d'Aix de La Chaize , plus connu comme le père Lachaise qui, en ce lieu, possédait une maison de campagne en dehors des murs de Paris (du 17ème siècle). Cimetière du Pè...

  • Hundred Years' War (1337-1453)

    Hundred Years' War The Hundred Years' War was a series of separate conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France and their various allies for control of the French throne, which had become vacant upon the extinction of the senior Capetian line of French kings. The House of Valois controlled France in the wake of the House of Capet; a Capetian cad...

  • Les Rois et les Reines de France (Kings and Queens of France) et leurs épouses

    (...) Carolingiens et leurs épouses ( Wikipedia... ) 751 – 768: Pépin le Bref 768 – 771: Carloman I 768 – 814: Charlemagne 814 – 840: Louis I 840 – 877: Charles II 877 – 879: Louis II 879 – 882: Louis III 879 – 884: Carloman II 884 – 887: Charles le Gros 888 – 898: Eudes 893 – 92...

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  • Gouverneurs des Etablissements de l'Inde (1668-1961)

    Governors of French India . . . _____________________________________________________ Contexte historique (Historical Context) (Under construction) Commissaires (Commissioners) 1668-1672 : François Caron 1672-1681 : François Baron 1681-1693 : François Martin 1693-1699 : Occupation hollandaise (Dutch occupation) Gouverneurs-généraux ...

  • Les Grands Hommes du Panthéon

    Par un décret du 4 avril 1791, l'Assemblée nationale décide de consacrer le Panthéon à Paris comme nécropole accueillant les cendres des personnalités exceptionnelles qui ont contribué à la grandeur de la France. L'inscription sur le fronton du Panthéon porte l'hommage 'AUX GRANDS HOMMES LA PATRIE RECONNAISSANTE'. La dé...

  • Cathars

    Work in progress Chapters to be added: 'Cathar belief system', 'Geopolitical context'... Objective of this Project The objectives of this project are... To connect the major actors around the Cathar movement and the ensuing inquisition across regional boundaries - and thus to gain better insight into a phenomenon that had significant consequences for the political shape of modern Spain ...

  • Huguenots of Ireland

    The Huguenots in Ireland Around the start of the eighteenth century, as Irish conditions became more settled, two groups of continental Protestant refugees were settled in the country with official, or semi-official help. The first of these, the Huguenots , were French Calvinists persecuted intermittently by the Catholic rulers of France throughout the seventeenth century. The second group ...

  • Huguenots of Britain

    Scope Scope of this project is to look in to the history of the huguenots in Britain and to indentify those who came and settled in Britain. The Huguenots An estimated 50,000 Protestant Walloons and Huguenots fled to England, about 10,000 of whom moved on to Ireland around the 1690s. In relative terms, this could be the largest wave of immigration of a single community into Britain ever...

  • Rachor Genealogy

    Genalogy of the Rachor familes Familiengeschichte der Familien Rachor Informationen zum Wappen der Familien Rachor: Wappenbeschreibung: Unter rotem Schildhaupt, darin drei weiße Spitzen, in weißem Grund grünes Eichenlaub mit aufrecht stehendem silbernen Schwert. Wappengeschichte: Der "Fränkische Reschen" deutet auf die fränkische Abstammung der Rac...

  • Dukes of Alsace

    The Duchy of Alsace was a large political subdivision of the Frankish Empire during the last decade and a half of Merovingian rule. It corresponded to the territory of Alsace and was carved out of southern Austrasia in the last decade of the reign of Dagobert I, probably to stabilize the southern reaches of Austrasia against Alemannia and Burgundy. By the late Middle Ages, the region was consid...

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  • Chief Rabbis of Paris

    ENNERY, MARCHAND French rabbi; brother of Jonas Ennery; born at Nancy 1792; died at Paris Aug. 21, 1852; studied Talmud under Baruch Guggenheim and at the rabbinical school of Herz Scheuer, in Mayence. He went to Paris, became teacher in the family of a wealthy coreligionist, and in 1819 was appointed director of the new Jewish school at Nancy. At this time he published his Hebrew-French lexi...

  • Le duché de Bourgogne et ses des comtés (Dukes and Counts in Burgundy, France)

    Le duché de Bourgogne est fondé en 880 à partir du royaume de Bourgogne, par les rois carolingiens Louis III et Carloman II et les membres princiers de leur famille qui se partagent l'Empire carolingien de Charlemagne dont ils ont hérité. Ils féodalisent tous les royaumes carolingiens de France en duchés et comtés vassaux des rois de Franc...

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  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain

    Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain Arts, Entertainment and sports Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), British illustrator of Charles Dickens Tony Cottee, West Ham United and England footballer Piers Courage , English racing driver Phil de Glanville, England rugby union international (private profile) William De Morgan , British art potter, tile designer, and author G....

  • Counts of Toulouse

    There's a lot to clean up in this area, in part because parts obviously are confusing to many people, in part because some of the sequences have been revised recently by historians. For this project we mostly care about the hereditary counts, mostly belonging to the House of Rouergue , not the previous counts appointed by the French kings. From Wikipedia : The first Counts of Toulouse were ...

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  • Gouverner la France (Governing France)

    Ce projet est un 'projet directeur'. Il regroupe des projets relatifs au governement de la France et ses acteurs: rois, présidents, premiers ministres... Les projets donneront quelques explications par rapport à la façon que la monarchie et la république ont évolué en France. Mais, surtout, ils mettent en évidence les principaux acteurs. Ainsi,...

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  • Personnalités sur les timbres français ~ People on French Stamps

    En 1852, la première personne réelle à être représentée est, de son vivant, le président de la République Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte. Le premier défunt honoré est Louis Pasteur sur une série d'usage courant en 1923, inaugurant les premiers timbres sur des personnages célèbres. Last updated 04 16 20...

  • Présidents de la République française (Presidents of France)

    Presidents of France Depuis la Révolution française, et l'abolition de la monarchie absolue, la France a connu cinq républiques sous des constitutions différentes. Voir/See Site officiel de la Présidence de la République Since the French Revolution, and the abolition of the absolutist monarchy, France has known five republics under differents cons...

  • The Profanation at Saint Denis (1793)

    La Profanation de Saint-Denis (1793) WORK IN PROGRESS . After the French Revolution (1789), and during Robespierre's Reign of Terror (1793-1794), the French National Convention ordains the exhumation and destruction of all royal tombs. In October 1793, the profanation of the tombs at the Basilica of Saint Denis is executed. This basilica has been the necropolis for the kings and queens of...

  • New France

    This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project. New France (French: Nouvelle-France) was the area colonized by France in North America during a period beginning with the exploration of the Saint Lawrence River by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New France to Spain and Great Britain in 1763. At its peak in 1712 (before the Treaty of Utrecht), the territ...

  • Cognevich Family

    To all decendents of Stephani Cognevich: Come to a Family Reunion-: WHEN: 11th May, 2013 WHERE : Croatian American Cultural Center, 14042 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037. Please contact Joel Cognevich at kojnevic2001@yahoo.com for more information. ------------------------------------ The Cognevich Family Project One of the goals of thi...

  • List of the 72 names on the Eiffel Tower

    This project identifies the 72 people engraved on the Eiffel Tower. Overview On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers and some other notable people are engraved in recognition of their contributions. This is according to the design by Gustave Eiffel. The engravings are found on the sides of the tower under the first balcony. The engraving was painted over...

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  • Woehl / Wale / Wales

    Wöhl / Woehl family that originated in Oberseebach, Bas-Rhin, France. A good number of them migrated to Welland County, Ontario, Canada and settled. A select number emigrated to Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA. The surname can be seen written in a number of ways depending on where they are using the name. In Oberseebach it was Wöhl and in North America and other places that ...

  • Battle of the Somme - 1 July 1916- 14 November 1916

    Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme (French: Bataille de la Somme, German: Sommeschlacht), also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 14 November 1916 in the Somme department of France, on both banks of the river of the same name. The battle consisted of an offensive by the British and French armies against the German Army, which, sin...

  • le Prix Goncourt ‧ French literature ‧ since 1903

    le Prix Goncourt ‧ French literature ‧ since 1903 Les présidents de l'Académie Goncourt Alphonse DAUDET ‧ 1897- ‧ Joris-Karl HUYSMANS ‧ 1900-1907 ‧ Léon HENNIQUE ‧ 1907-1912 ‧ Gustave GEFFROY ‧ 1912-1926 ‧ J.-H. ROSNY aîné ‧ 1926-1940 ‧ J.-H. ROSNY jeu...

  • Comté de Forcalquier

    Les règles de succession du comté de Provence voulaient que les fils d'un comte lui succèdent ensemble et règnent sur le comté de manière indivise. Le comte Foulques Bertrand posséda aussi en propre le château de Forcalquier. La famille comtale de Provence s'éteignit en 1093 et trois familles se partagèrent ensuite la Provenc...

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  • Capetian dynasty

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Capetian dynasty is the largest and oldest royal house of Europe. It was founded in 987 when Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg , both descending from the House of Bourbon . Cadet branches The Capetian Dynasty has been broken many times into (sometimes rival) cadet branches. A cadet branch is a line of descent from another ...

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  • House of Orléans

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . Orléans is the name used by several branches of the Royal House of France, all descended in the legitimate male line from the dynasty's founder, Hugh Capet. It became a tradition during France's ancien régime for the duchy of Orléans to be granted as an appanage to a younger (usually the second surviving) s...

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  • France ‧ 2012 ‧ Summer Olympics

    —2012-jul-30-00:45+GMT-summer-time—jMu— France ‧ 2012 ‧ Summer Olympics [ •-Participants-%E2%80%A7-Sports-%E2%80%A7-Hosts/11987 FR : Ce project ... EN : This project focuses on the athletes who are expected to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and to keep in mind those who were succesful earlier. Since some sports are still hol...

  • Musée du Louvre ‧ Paris ‧ France

    Musée du Louvre ‧ Paris ‧ France Ⓥlemish 21x - Ⓢpanish 14x- Francisco de GOYA Y LUCIENTES The Countess del Carpio, Marquesa de La Solana 1794-95 Ⓕrench 81x - Jean-Antoine WATTEAU (Valenciennes 1684- Nogent/Marne, 1721 Eugène DELACROIX (Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798 – Paris, 1863) Fouquet Poussin Le Brun...