French Modern History

Main

Vichy Regime

1940 - 1942

Charles De Gaulle

1942 - 1944

(as head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic)

French Fourth Republic

1946 - 1958

Approval of the new Constitution

1946

Approval of the new Constitution

1958

Charles de Gaulle presidencies

1958 - 1969

French Fifth Republic

1958 - 2013

Algeria's independence

1962

Georges Pompidou

1969 - 1974

Student's protest

1969

Valéry Giscard

1974 - 1981

François Mitterrand

1981 - 1995

Jacques Chirac

1995 - 2007

Nicolas Sarkozy

2007 - 2012

Parallel events

WWII

1939 - 1945

Creation of the European Economic Community

1957