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A1 Team France is the French team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series.
The A 11 autoroute is a motorway which connects Paris with Nantes via Le Mans and Angers.
The Abbey of Saint-Père-en-Vallée was a monastery just outside Chartres in France.
The Académie française is the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language.
Achille Guenée (sometimes M.A. Guenée; 1 January 1809 – 30 December 1880) was a French lawyer and entomologist.
Allison Marie Pineau (born 2 May 1989) is a French handballer for Brest Bretagne Handball and the French national team.
André Félibien (May 161911 June 1695), sieur des Avaux et de Javercy, was a French chronicler of the arts and official court historian to Louis XIV of France.
André Plassart (24 August 1889 – 13 May 1978) was a 20th-century French hellenist, epigrapher and archaeologist.
Antoine François Desrues (1744–1777) was a French poisoner.
Arlette Chabot (born Chartres, 21 July 1951) is a prominent French journalist and political commentator.
Érard de la Marck (31 May 1472, in Sedan, Ardennes – 18 March 1538) was prince-bishop of Liège from 1506 till 1538.
Éric Lada (born October 14, 1965 in Chartres) is a retired French professional football player.
Évora (Ebora) is a city and a municipality in Portugal.
Saint Balthild of Ascania (Bealdhild, 'bold sword' or 'bold spear; around 626 – 30 January 680), also called Bathilda, Baudour, or Bauthieult, was queen consort of Burgundy and Neustria by marriage to Clovis II, the king of Burgundy and Neustria (639–658), and regent during the minority of her son.
The Bank of France known in French as the Banque de France, headquartered in Paris, is the central bank of France; it is linked to the European Central Bank (ECB).
Beauce is a natural region in northern France, located between the Seine and Loire rivers.
A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.
Benjamin Nivet (born 2 January 1977) is a French professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Troyes.
Bethlehem (بيت لحم, "House of Meat"; בֵּית לֶחֶם,, "House of Bread";; Bethleem; initially named after Canaanite fertility god Lehem) is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, Palestine, about south of Jerusalem.
The canton of Chartres-1 is an administrative division of the Eure-et-Loir department, northern France.
The canton of Chartres-2 is an administrative division of the Eure-et-Loir department, northern France.
The canton of Chartres-3 is an administrative division of the Eure-et-Loir department, northern France.
The Carnutes, a powerful Gaulish people in the heart of independent Gaul, dwelt in an extensive territory between the Sequana (Seine) and the Liger (Loire) rivers.
The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
A chamber of commerce (or board of trade) is a form of business network, for example, a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses.
Charles Pierre Péguy (7 January 1873 – 5 September 1914) was a noted French poet, essayist, and editor.
Chartres – Champhol Aerodrome (Aérodrome de Chartres - Champhol) is an airport serving Chartres and Champhol, in the Eure-et-Loir department in north-central France.
Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), is a Roman Catholic church of the Latin Church located in Chartres, France, about southwest of Paris.
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, in South-East England.
Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.
A combat engineer (also called field engineer, pioneer or sapper in many armies) is a soldier who performs a variety of construction and demolition tasks under combat conditions.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
The following is a list of the 373 communes of the Eure-et-Loir department of France.
The accession of the King of France was legitimized by coronation ceremony performed with the Crown of Charlemagne at Notre-Dame de Reims.
The Count of Champagne was the ruler of the region of Champagne from 950 to 1316.
The County of Blois was originally centred on Blois, south of Paris, France.
A French cour d'assises or Assize Court is a criminal trial court with original and appellate limited jurisdiction to hear cases involving defendants accused of felonies, or crimes in French.
Courtalain is a former commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
The Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.
Cusco (Cuzco,; Qusqu or Qosqo), often spelled Cuzco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that can be given to a member of the United States Army (and previously the United States Air Force), for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
Originally, the Duchy of Chartres (duché de Chartres) was the comté de Chartres, a County.
Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.
The ETTU Cup is the second most important continental tournament for clubs in European table tennis, after the European Champions League.
The Eure is a river between Normandy and Centre-Val de Loire in north-western France, left tributary of the Seine.
Eure-et-Loir is a French department, named after the Eure and Loir rivers.
European Champions League (ECL) is the seasonal table tennis competition for the highest ranked European club teams and is regarded as the most important international club competition in Europe.
The European Short Course Swimming Championships (variously referred to informally as the "Short Course Europeans" or "European 25m Championships") are a swimming meet, organized by LEN.
Football Club de Chartres is a French association football club, based in Chartres.
Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.
In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.
The First Crusade (1095–1099) was the first of a number of crusades that attempted to recapture the Holy Land, called for by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
A football player is a sportsperson who plays one of the different types of football.
François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers (1 March 1769 – 21 September 1796) was a French general of the Revolutionary Wars.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The France national football team (Équipe de France de football) represents France in international football and is controlled by the French Football Federation, also known as FFF, or in Fédération française de football.
Francis I (François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death.
The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871) or in Germany as 70/71, was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
The French Wars of Religion refers to a prolonged period of war and popular unrest between Roman Catholics and Huguenots (Reformed/Calvinist Protestants) in the Kingdom of France between 1562 and 1598.
Fulbert of Chartres (Fulbert de Chartres; 952-970–10 April 1028) was the Bishop of Chartres from 1006 to 1028 and a teacher at the Cathedral school there.
Fulcher of Chartres (1059 in or near Chartres - after 1128) was a priest and participated in the First Crusade.
The term "Gallo-Roman" describes the Romanized culture of Gaul under the rule of the Roman Empire.
Game pie is a form of meat pie featuring game.
Gare de Chartres is a railway station serving the town Chartres, Eure-et-Loir department, central France.
Gaul (Latin: Gallia) was a region of Western Europe during the Iron Age that was inhabited by Celtic tribes, encompassing present day France, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Switzerland, Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the west bank of the Rhine.
General George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a senior officer of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.
The Girondins, Girondists or Gironde were members of a loosely knit political faction during the French Revolution.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Hélène Boucher (23 May 1908 - 30 November 1934) was a well-known French pilot in the early 1930s, when she set several women's world speed records, including one which was also a world record for either sex.
Horizon de Beaulieu Chartres is a French association football club.
Henry IV (Henri IV, read as Henri-Quatre; 13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), also known by the epithet Good King Henry, was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610.
Historiography is the study of the methods of historians in developing history as an academic discipline, and by extension is any body of historical work on a particular subject.
The House of Châtillon was a notable French family, with origins in the 9th century and surviving until 1762.
The 4th House of Orléans, sometimes called House of Bourbon-Orléans (Maison de Bourbon-Orléans) to distinguish it, is the fourth holder of a surname previously used by several branches of the Royal House of France, all descended in the legitimate male line from the dynasty's founder, Hugh Capet.
Huguenots (Les huguenots) are an ethnoreligious group of French Protestants who follow the Reformed tradition.
The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, over the right to rule the Kingdom of France.
Saint Ivo of Chartres (also Ives, Yves, or Yvo; Ivo Carnutensis; 1040 – 23 December 1115) was the Bishop of Chartres, France from 1090 until his death, and an important canonist during the Investiture Crisis.
Jacqueline Worms de Romilly (née David, 26 March 1913 – 18 December 2010) was a Franco-Greek philologist, classical scholar and fiction writer.
Jacques Pierre Brissot (15 January 1754 – 31 October 1793), who assumed the name of de Warville (an English version of "d'Ouarville", a hamlet in the village of Lèves where his father owned property), was a leading member of the Girondist movement during the French Revolution and founder of the abolitionist Société des Amis des Noirs.
Jay Nordlinger is an American journalist.
Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve (3 January 1756 in Chartres, France – 18 June 1794 in Saint-Magne-de-Castillon (near Saint-Émilion)) was a French writer and politician who served as the second mayor of Paris, from 1791 to 1792.
Jehan Texier (before 1474 – 29 December 1529 in Chartres) known under the name Jehan de Beauce was a 15th/16th-century French architect.
John of Salisbury (c. 1120 – 25 October 1180), who described himself as Johannes Parvus ("John the Little"), was an English author, philosopher, educationalist, diplomat and bishop of Chartres, and was born at Salisbury.
Julien Cétout (born 2 January 1987 or 2 January 1988) is a French professional football player who plays as a defender for Nancy.
Julien Escudé (born 17 August 1979) is a retired French footballer who played mainly as a central defender but also as a full back.
The Kingdom of France (Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe.
Lèves is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in Northern France.
Leonard Limousin (or Limosin) (c. 1505 – c. 1577) was a French painter, the most famous of a family of seven Limoges enamel painters, the son of a Limoges innkeeper.
Le Mans is a city in France, on the Sarthe River.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
The Legion of Merit (LOM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.
Loïc Duval, born 12 June 1982 in Chartres, is a French professional racing driver racing for Audi Sport as a factory driver in DTM and driving for Dragon Racing in Formula E. He won the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans with Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen driving the Audi R18 for Audi Sport.
Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.
Louis de Bourbon or Louis I, Prince of Condé (7 May 1530 – 13 March 1569) was a prominent Huguenot leader and general, the founder of the House of Condé, a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon.
Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the Middle Ages, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.
Mathurin Régnier (December 21, 1573 – October 22, 1613) was a French satirist.
Michel Pastoureau (born 17 June 1947) is a French professor of medieval history and an expert in Western symbology.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
A military uniform is the standardised dress worn by members of the armed forces and paramilitaries of various nations.
Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.
Nicolas Jean-Christophe Escudé (born 3 April 1976) is a former professional tennis player from France, who turned professional in 1995.
Nogent-le-Rotrou is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
The Normans (Norman: Normaunds; Normands; Normanni) were the people who, in the 10th and 11th centuries, gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.
Notre-Dame de Paris (meaning "Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
Orléans is a prefecture and commune in north-central France, about 111 kilometres (69 miles) southwest of Paris.
The Palestinian National Authority (PA or PNA; السلطة الوطنية الفلسطينية) is the interim self-government body established in 1994 following the Gaza–Jericho Agreement to govern the Gaza Strip and Areas A and B of the West Bank, as a consequence of the 1993 Oslo Accords.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Pétanque (petanca) is a sport that falls into the category of boules sports, along with Raffa, bocce, boule lyonnaise, lawn bowls and crown green bowling.
The Peerage of France (Pairie de France) was a hereditary distinction within the French nobility which appeared in 1180 in the Middle Ages, and only a small number of noble individuals were peers.
Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (21 September 1638 – 9 September 1720) was a French officer and author.
Philippe Desportes or Desports (1546 – 5 October 1606) was a French poet.
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723), was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723.
Philippe Quintais (born 30 December 1967 in Chartres) - famous French Elite category pétanque player, 12 times world champion.
Philology is the study of language in oral and written historical sources; it is a combination of literary criticism, history, and linguistics.
Pierre Nicole (19 October 1625 – 16 November 1695) was one of the most distinguished of the French Jansenists.
Pierre-Jules Hetzel (January 15, 1814 – March 17, 1886) was a French editor and publisher.
The pilgrimage to Chartres (Pèlerinage de Chartres) is an annual pilgrimage from Notre-Dame de Paris to Notre-Dame de Chartres occurring around the Christian feast of Pentecost, organized by Our Lady of Christendom (Notre-Dame de Chrétienté), a Catholic lay non-profit organization based in Versailles, France.
In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.
A prefecture (préfecture) in France may refer to.
Puig is a Spanish company operating in the fashion and fragrance sectors.
The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the president to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military.
Ravenna (also locally; Ravèna) is the capital city of the Province of Ravenna, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chartres (Latin: Dioecesis Carnutensis; French: Diocèse de Chartres) is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite diocese in France.
Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.
is a city located in Nara Prefecture, Japan.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
Sevilla Fútbol Club, S.A.D., or simply Sevilla, is Spain’s oldest sporting club solely devoted to football.
The Siege of Chartres in February to March 1568 was the pivotal event which ended the Second War of Religion, an episode of the French Wars of Religion.
The Silver Star Medal, unofficially the Silver Star, is the United States Armed Forces's third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Speyer (older spelling Speier, known as Spire in French and formerly as Spires in English) is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, with approximately 50,000 inhabitants.
Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
Super Formula, formerly known as Formula Nippon, is a type of formula racing and the top level of single-seater racing in Japan.
Super GT (stylized as SUPER GT) is a grand touring car racing series that began in 1993.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United States Army Central, formerly the Third United States Army, commonly referred to as the Third Army and as ARCENT is a military formation of the United States Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf War, and in the coalition occupation of Iraq.
Versailles is a city in the Yvelines département in Île-de-France region, renowned worldwide for the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Wandrille Lefèvre (born December 17, 1989) is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a defender.
The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".
Welborn Barton Griffith, Jr. (November 19, 1901 – August 16, 1944) was an American officer who served during World War II in the United States Army.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The XX Corps of the United States Army fought from northern France to Austria in World War II.
The 3rd Cavalry Regiment, formerly 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment ("Brave Rifles") is a regiment of the United States Army currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.
The 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized)—nicknamed the "Red Diamond", the "Red Devils", or "die Roten Teufel"—was an infantry division of the United States Army that served in World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War, and with NATO and the U.S. Army III Corps.
The 7th Armored Division ("Lucky Seventh") was an armored division of the United States Army that saw distinguished service on the Western Front, from August 1944 until May 1945, during World War II.