First French Language Novel

The novel Petit Jehan de Saintre, written by Antoine de la Sale was published in 1456. Continue reading

First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading

Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie (/ˈkjʊri, kjʊˈriː/;[2] French: [kyʁi]; Polish: [kʲiˈri]; 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934), born Maria Salomea Skłodowska ([ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska]), was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Continue reading

Woman appointed to the faculty of a French university

Physicist Marie Curie (born Maria Sklodowska in Warsaw, Poland) on May 13, 1906, she was appointed to the faculty of a French university to fill the professorship Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Literature

Nobel Prize for Literature in 1901

René François Armand Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist. Continue reading