French Revolution 1789 – 1799 Causes and Events

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and events of the French Revolution. NB – The Storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789 has been given as the start of the events of the revolution. However, some historians give the meeting of the Estates General on 5th May as the start of the … Read more French Revolution 1789 – 1799 Causes and Events

French Open Women’s Singles Winners 1897 – Present

French Open Roland Garros

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Women’s Singles Tennis Competition

For the first 27 years it was only open to members of French tennis clubs. The tournament moved to its present location, Roland Garros Stadium, in 1925

It is played over 2 weeks, late May/ early June

See also: French Open Men’s Singles Winners
Wimbledon Ladies Singles Winners

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French Open Men’s Singles Winners 1891 to Present

French Open Roland Garros

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Men’s Singles Tennis Competition

For the first 36 years it was only open to members of French tennis clubs. The tournament moved to its present location, Roland Garros Stadium, in 1925

It is played over 2 weeks, late May/ early June

See also: Wimbledon Men’s Singles Winners
French Open Women’s Singles Winners
French Open Men’s Doubles Winners

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King Francis I of France 1494 – 1547

King Francis I of France

Father – Charles d’Orleans, Count of Angouleme
Mother – Louise of Savoy
Spouses – Claude of Brittany, Eleanor of Austria
Children – By Claude of Brittany – Louise, Charlotte, Francis, Henry, Madeleine, Charles, Margaret
King of France – 1515 – 1547
Preceded by – Louis XII – 1498 – 1515
Succeeded by – Henry II – 1547 – 1559

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Ferdinand II of Aragon 1452 – 1516

Ferdinand of Aragon

Father – King Juan (John) II of Aragon
Mother – Juana Enriquez
Spouse – Isabella of Castile
Children – Isabella, Juan, Joanna, Maria, Catalina (Catherine of Aragon)
King of Spain 1475 – 1516
Ruled jointly with Isabella of Castile 1475 – 1504
Successor – Charles I – 1516 – 1556

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Frances Brandon 1517 – 1559

Father – Charles Brandon Mother – Mary Tudor (French Queen) Spouses – Henry Grey, Adrian Stokes Children – by Henry Grey – Jane (1537 – 1554), Katherine (1540 – 1568), Mary (1545 – 1578); by Adrian – Elizabeth (1555 – 1556) 1517 (16th July) A daughter, Frances, was born to Mary Tudor, sister of Henry … Read more Frances Brandon 1517 – 1559

Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914

Born – 18th December 1863 Died – 28th June 1914 (assassinated) Father – Archduke Karl Ludwig (1833 – 1896) Mother – Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies (1843 – 1871) Spouse – m. 1900 – Sophie Choteck von Chotkova (1868 – 1914) Children – Sophie (1901 – 1990), Maximillian (1902 – 1962), Ernst (1904 – 1954)  … Read more Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914