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Instructor in MCL French Division at the University of Kentucky

Marie Curie

Marie Curie: An Extraordinary Female Leader On November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was born to Bronislawa and Wladyslaw Sklodowska in Warsaw, Poland. Both of her parents were teachers – her father of physics, and her mother in charge of a … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean Paul Sartre Jean Paul Sartre is an existentialist philosopher, author, playwright, and a political activist.  He was born in June 1905 in Paris, France.  His father was an officer in the French Navy, but died when Jean Paul was … Continue reading

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George Sand

George Sand             Who is George Sand? I asked my self this exact same question when I drew her name out of the cup of topics.  Yes I was surprised too. But, George Sand is a woman. Don’t worry; George … Continue reading

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Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard is a French actress born on September 30, 1975. She was born in Caen and spent most of her childhood in Orleans. The town is known as an artistically inclined area filled with bustling and creative households. Her … Continue reading

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Maximilien Robespierre

Maximilian Robespierre Robespierre has been described by many as the voice of the French Revolution and was active during one of the most violent and bloody parts of it known as “The Reign of Terror”. He was also a major … Continue reading

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Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac So why exactly do Americans make fun of the French? I’m sure we’ve all heard some of the jokes directed at the people and culture of the country. I remember the jokes thrown about my friends whenever I … Continue reading

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David Lynch en français

http://www.lefigaro.fr/cinema/2010/10/11/03002-20101011ARTFIG00431-david-lynch-cultive-ses-mysteres.php

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