History Quiz / History Hunt: France

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Which passenger jet, which started flying in 1969, could reach speeds of Mach 2.04?
Which war was a long struggle between England and France over succession to the French throne?
Which region of France was the location of the D-Day landings in WWII?
Which future French President led the French resistance during WWII?
Which French Emperor led many successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars?
Who was the last King of France of the First French Empire, who was guillotined during the French Revolution? (incl. regnal number))
What prison is famous for having been stormed during the French Revolution?
Which building was the main residence for French kings from from 1546 to 1682?
Which famous engineer's company built the Eiffel Tower? (full name please)
Which French philosopher is famous for his 'Cogito, ergo sum' argument, as well as his development of analytical geometry?
Which French saint, known as 'The Maid of Orléans', led the French to victory at Orléans?
What was the name of the masked ball at the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles where Louis XV met Jeanne Antoinette Poisson?
Which war, fought in 1756-63, was the first to span five continents, and where every major European power of the time was involved?
What was the area that France sold to the United States, the last of France's North American possessions, known as?
Which current-day country did France send 20,000 troops to in order to quell an uprising led by Toussaint L'Ouverture?
Which Jewish officer was falsely convicted of treason, and after which clear evidence against another individual was covered up by the military?
Which French WWI general and Prime Minister collaborated with the Nazis in WWII, leading to his being sentenced to death, which was later reduced to life imprisonment?
Which Polish-French scientist is famous for discovering radium and polonium?
Which French physician is famous for a collection of 942 quatrains predicting future events?
Which French scientist discovered vaccination and pasteurization? (full name please)

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