A leading figure of the French left and a pacifist, Jean Jaurès was assassinated on 31 July 1914 after a lifetime of fighting.
Fables feature animals with the same faults as humans. These tales, both funny and cruel, have survived the centuries and are still just as popular today.
The workers dance in the factories and obtain paid holidays.
In the 20th century, postcards documented the story of French people: peaceful villages, innovations, but also wars and natural disasters.
In September, the Goncourt, Renaudot and other prizes are the occasion for fierce competition.
Grimm's fairy tales were adapted a century later from Perrault's fairy tales for German society.
Why were French women late in obtaining the right to vote?
Since 14 July 1937, in France, people have been dancing not only in village squares but also in fire stations. Why? It all started in Montmartre.