20th century 542 19th century 455 18th century 339 Revolution, 1789-1799 325 1900-1999 230 1800-1899 135 1700-1799 122 17th century 114 1769-1821 100 16th century 73 German occupation, 1940-1945 66 To 1500 64 1945- 63 1789-1799 62 1789-1815 60 1939-1945 57 Louis XIV, 1643-1715 51 1870-1940 48 1914-1940 46 1800-1999 45 1700-1899 38 1500-1599 36 Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815 33 1600-1699 29 1958- 29 21st century 29 1755-1793 27 Louis XVI, 1774-1793 27 1890-1970 26 Third Republic, 1870-1940 26 1638-1715 25 Second Empire, 1852-1870 25 Revolution, 1775-1783 24 1914-1918 22 Middle Ages, 600-1500 22 1412-1431 21 1643-1715 20 1859-1935 20 To 987 20 1600-1799 19 Louis XIII, 1610-1643 19 Since 1945 19 1881-1973 16 1940-1945 15 Charles VII, 1422-1461 15 Since 1900 15 1712-1778 14 1754-1793 14 1808-1873 14 1945-1958 14 2000-2099 14 500-1400 14 1328-1589 13 15th century 13 1789-1900 13 1871-1922 13 1940-1944 13 Medieval period, 987-1515 13 1775-1783 12 1805-1859 11 1812-1870 11 1864-1901 10 1874-1946 10 1900-2099 10 1905-1980 10 1918-1945 10 600-1500 10 February Revolution, 1848 10 Louis XI, 1461-1483 10 Louis XV, 1715-1774 10 Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 10 1758-1794 9 1875-1937 9 1883-1971 9 1914 - 1918 9 Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598 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 1958-1969 8 Bourbons, 1589-1789 8 Revolution, 1954-1962 8 To 1515 8 World War, 1939-1945 8 1610-1643 7 1715-1774 7 1757-1834 7 1789-1820 7 1800-1940 7 1821-1880 7 1858-1917 7 1909-1943 7