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France's History by Chisei-sensei France's History by Chisei-sensei

How France grew during the centuries.

Don't mind the lame background, please.

A little historic explanation :

Ist century before J.C. : Roman Gaule, probably son of Grandpa Rome and Gaule. He is wearing a roman child's tunic with gallic bracelets.

800 : enthronement of Charlemagne, emperor of the Francs. His empire was split when he died, with France being the occidental Francie. He wears a bliaut (long tunic).

XIIIs century : Saint Louis' crusades to reclaim Jerusalem. He is wearing a crusader's armor. 

XIVs century : major crisis in France's history : 100 years war, famine, plague. He wears typical clothes from this period. 

XVIs century : the Renaissance, brought via the Italy's wars, arrive in France under François Ier's reign. He wears a doublet and a ruff. 

XVIIs century : during Louis XIV's reign (1643-1715), the France became a major force in Europe. The fashion went into lots of change. He wears an overcoat, stockings, red heeled shoes and a lot of lace.

XVIIIs century : the Enlightenment. Apparition of a intellectual movement to promote knowledge, philosophy and science. The fashion was quite the same than the precedent century, a bit less flasy perhaps.

1793 : after the Revolution of 1789, lots of people were guillotinated during a period called “the Terror”. He wears plain clothes with a sling stollen from a soldier.

1810 : when Napoléon Ier's Empire was the biggest. He wears a high-ranking soldier's uniform. 

1870 : during the franco-prussian war, the third republic is established after a severe defeat.

1916 : the WWI. He wears a normal soldier's uniform.

1943 : after the battle of France, some people engaged in the Résistance. Here you can see France holding copies of Libération, one of the Résistance's illegal newspaper.

2014 : nowadays.

Wich one is your favourite ?

NyoFrance's version :…

English isn't my first language, so if you see any mistake in my little explanation, tell me !

France and Hetalia Axis Power belongs to Himaruya Hidekaz.

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DirtyPaws13 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
I love the XVI one!  Like the fem version, this is great!
Chisei-sensei Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you !
SailorX2 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Student General Artist
I love this just as much as the female version! :la:
I really enjoy the details for the 17th (XVII) century. Such a fun outfit to look at!

It's fun to learn about history through clothing.
Chisei-sensei Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you !
Cloudwilk Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Filmographer
He went 10 years without a head :P
Chisei-sensei Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cloudwilk Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Filmographer
What a brave soul
R-Sakura Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Alalala~ France nii-san sous toutes ses facettes~ Awesome ! Mes préférés reste : XVII XVIII et 1810 ^^ et 2014 est cool aussi !!
Chisei-sensei Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Merci !
P0uic Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Bravo *_* tant de connaissance en histoire .... c'est vraiment magnifique!! (c'est vrai que c'était weird les croisades xDD et on leurs as coupé la tête à nos rois 8D et la guerre fanco-prussienne c'est bien de l'avoir représentée, on en parle pas souvent je trouve :x )
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