Faces in History

French Culture
Napoleon, Marie Antoinette, Louis XIV...they´re all here.

French Perception of Obama’s Presidency star
In electing Barack Obama, Americans have drastically changed the French opinion of them as a whole. With stars in their eyes, everyone can’t help but feel inspired by Obama’s candor. While his chessboard moves are anxiously awaited, there is unease amongst some.

Marie Antoinette: Spoiled Little Rich Girl? star
Did Marie Antoinette live a charmed life only to die a tragic death? Or was she just another spoiled royal who got what she deserved?

Napoleon & Josephine - Part I star
Who would have guessed that the diminutive Corsican general with a "complex" could write such impassioned love letters as those he wrote for Josephine? Learn more about their tempestuous love affair...

Tout est Possible - A New President for France star
As Nicholas Sarkozy, president of the French republic, addressed his countrymen, he described what was lying behind his promise “everything is possible." Though many are unwilling to sacrifice personal interests for upward mobility, I feel that Sarkozy’s policies will be advantageous for France.

What do Marie Antoinette and "a glass of bubbly" star
What do Marie Antoinette and champagne have in common? Would you believe the champagne glass? Find out why...

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