Thomas Poussin was a 17th-century French architect.
Born in Dinan, he worked on the north side of the Saint-Malo Cathedral from 1595 to 1607, as well as on military constructions in Dinan, Saint-Malo and the region. He participated in the construction of the Palace of the Parlement de Bretagne from 1624 to 1631.
Roland Émile Mousnier was a French historian of the early modern period in France and of the comparative studies of different civilizations.
Robert Giffard de Moncel was a Perche-based surgeon and apothecary who became New France's first colonizing seigneur.
Louis Boullogne, known as Louis le père, was a French painter.
The Church of St. Julian of the Flemings is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Julian the Hospitaller, located in Rome, Italy. Historically, the church has been the National Church in Rome of the Southern Netherlands and, in 1830, became the national church of the Kingdom of Belgium.
The Prix Guizot is an annual prize of the Académie française, which has been awarded in the field of history since 1994 by Fondations Guizot, Chodron de Courcel, Yvan Loiseau and Eugène Piccard.
Pierre Chaunu was a French historian. His specialty was Latin American history; he also studied French social and religious history of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. A leading figure in French quantitative history as the founder of "serial history", he was professor emeritus at Paris IV-Sorbonne, a member of the Institut de France, and a commander of the Légion d'Honneur. A convert to Protestantism from Roman Catholicism, he defended his Gaullist views most notably in a longtime column in Le Figaro and on Radio Courtoisie.
Joseph Billioud was a 20th-century French historian. The historian Jacques Billioud was his son and Jean-Michel Billioud, a writer and Yves Billioud, a lawyer, his grandsons
Adolphe van Bever was a 19th–20th-century French bibliographer and erudite.
Émile Molinier was a 19th-century French curator and art historian.
Louis Schlaefli is a Franco-Swiss scholar, collector, and librarian. Since 1964 he has been the librarian of the Sainte-Marie-Majeure Seminary in Strasbourg, for which he composed several major catalogs. He is also the author of more than five hundred articles and contributions related to the heritage and history of Alsace, mostly religious ones.
Yves-Marie Bercé, is a French historian known for his work on popular revolts of the modern era. He is a member of the Institut de France.
Dominique Julia is a 20th-21st-century French historian. He is mainly interested in the periods of the Ancien Régime and the French Revolution, as well as the history of religions and the history of education.
Jules Gallay was a French lawyer and music historian.
Tugal Caris, also spelled Carris or Cariste, was a 17th-century French sculptor and architect.
François Huguet was a 17h–18th-century French architect. He died around 1730.
Olivier Martinet was an 18th-century French architect of the Comté de Laval.
Pierre Corbineau was a French architect, a member of a family of French architects: the Corbineau. They are found simultaneously in Anjou and in the Comté de Laval.
Jean de Viguerie was a French historian. He specialized in the history of education and of the Catholic Church in the Enlightenment period.
Events from the year 1639 in France
The Abbey of St Paul, Verdun, is a former Premonstratensian monastery in Verdun, department of Meuse, Grand Est region, France. The surviving buildings are used for civic purposes.