20th century 571 19th century 472 18th century 353 Revolution, 1789-1799 332 1900-1999 254 1800-1899 148 1700-1799 131 17th century 120 1769-1821 103 16th century 80 To 1500 72 German occupation, 1940-1945 66 1789-1799 65 1945- 65 1789-1815 61 1939-1945 60 Louis XIV, 1643-1715 52 1870-1940 51 1800-1999 47 1914-1940 47 1700-1899 42 1500-1599 41 21st century 39 Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815 33 1600-1699 32 1958- 30 1755-1793 28 1890-1970 28 Third Republic, 1870-1940 27 1638-1715 26 1914-1918 26 Louis XVI, 1774-1793 26 Revolution, 1775-1783 25 Second Empire, 1852-1870 25 Middle Ages, 600-1500 24 To 987 22 1412-1431 21 1643-1715 20 1859-1935 20 1600-1799 19 2000-2099 19 Louis XIII, 1610-1643 19 Since 1945 19 1881-1973 17 15th century 16 1940-1945 16 Charles VII, 1422-1461 16 1712-1778 15 1754-1793 15 Since 1900 15 1808-1873 14 1945-1958 14 500-1400 14 1328-1589 13 1789-1900 13 1871-1922 13 Medieval period, 987-1515 13 1775-1783 12 1940-1944 12 600-1500 12 1805-1859 11 1812-1870 11 1875-1937 11 1900-2099 11 1918-1945 11 Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 11 1864-1901 10 1905-1980 10 February Revolution, 1848 10 Louis XI, 1461-1483 10 Louis XV, 1715-1774 10 Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598 10 1758-1794 9 1874-1946 9 1883-1971 9 1914 - 1918 9 Bourbons, 1589-1789 9 To 1763 (New France) 9 1066-1485 8 1553-1610 8 1596-1650 8 1789-1899 8 1803-1869 8 1830-1848 8 1832-1883 8 1840-1926 8 1844-1923 8 1862-1918 8 1908-1986 8 1930-2002 8 1958-1969 8 Revolution, 1954-1962 8 To 1515 8 1610-1643 7 1715-1774 7 1757-1834 7 1789-1820 7 1800-1940 7 1821-1880 7 1858-1917 7