Thouars (disambiguation)

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Guy of Thouars French nobleman, Duke of Brittany jure uxoris

Guy of Thouars was the third husband of Constance, Duchess of Brittany, whom he married in 1199 in Angers, County of Anjou between August and October 1199 after her son Arthur of Brittany entered Angers to be recognized as count of the three countships of Anjou, Maine and Touraine. He was an Occitan noble, a member of the House of Thouars.

Thouars Commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Thouars is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France. On 1 January 2019, the former communes Mauzé-Thouarsais, Missé and Sainte-Radegonde were merged into Thouars.

Abel-Nicolas Bergasse Dupetit Thouars French Navy admiral

Abel-Nicolas Georges Henri Bergasse Dupetit Thouars was a French sailor, vice-admiral, saver of Lima and a hero in Peru.

La Trémoille family French extinct noble family

The House of La Trémoïlle was a French noble family from Poitou whose name comes from the village La Trimouille in the départment of Vienne. This family has been known since the middle of the 11th century, and since the 14th century its members have been conspicuous in French history as nobles, military leaders and crusaders, and influential as political leaders, diplomats, Huguenots and courtiers. The male line of the family died out in 1933, while female line heirs of the last duke have kept the La Trémoïlle surname alive in Belgium.

Arrondissement of Bressuire Arrondissement in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

The arrondissement of Bressuire is an arrondissement of France in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. It has 57 communes. Its population is 271,436 (2016), and its area is 1,938.9 km2 (748.6 sq mi).

Louis-Marie Aubert du Petit-Thouars French botanist

Louis-Marie Aubert du Petit-Thouars was an eminent French botanist known for his work collecting and describing orchids from the three islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and Réunion.

Aristide Aubert Du Petit Thouars French naval officer

Aristide Aubert Du Petit Thouars was a French naval officer, and a hero of the Battle of Aboukir, where he died.

Abel Aubert Dupetit Thouars French Naval Vice-Admiral

Abel Aubert Dupetit Thouars was a French naval officer important in France's annexation of French Polynesia.

French ship <i>Dupetit-Thouars</i> list of ships with the same or similar names

Six ships of the French navy have borne the name Dupetit-Thouars in honour of Aristide Aubert Du Petit Thouars, hero of the Battle of the Nile:

Thouars-sur-Arize Commune in Occitanie, France

Thouars-sur-Arize is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Saint-Jacques-de-Thouars Commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Saint-Jacques-de-Thouars is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France.

Saint-Jean-de-Thouars Commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Saint-Jean-de-Thouars is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France.

Les Sorinières Commune in Pays de la Loire, France

Les Sorinières is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Thouars-sur-Garonne Commune in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Thouars-sur-Garonne is a commune in the Lot-et-Garonne department in south-western France.

Thouars Foot 79 is a French football club, based in Thouars. As of the 2019–20 season, it plays in the French sixth tier.

Events from the year 1758 in France.

Events from the year 1554 in France

The canton of Thouars is an administrative division of the Deux-Sèvres department, western France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Thouars.

The Siege of Thouars was a Frankish siege of the Aquitanian stronghold of Thouars in 762 during the Aquitanian War. The Frankish army under King Pepin the Short besieged and captured the fort with great speed, burning the place to the ground, taking the count of Thouars captive and deporting him and Thouars' Gascon levies to Francia.