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Knowledge Identifier: $Languedoc



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Countries: France (67%), Spain (9%), United Kingdom (6%)

Main connections: Velay, James I, Count of La Marche, Jean-Joseph Ange d'Hautpoul




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Bernard of Gothia - Bernard was loyal to Charles the Bald in the civil war that erupted in 0851 After the flight of Humfrid in 0864 and the death of the other rebels, king Charles the Bald redistributed the Counties and March 9 es of Spain and Languedoc


John of Bohemia - Hundred Years' War - At the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 he allied with King Philip VI of France and even was governor of Languedoc from 30 November 1338 to November 1340


James I, Count of La Marche - Following the fall of Calais in 1347 a truce had been concluded, but in 1349 open warfare broke out again, the most conspicuous event of that year being Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster's raid deep into Languedoc to the walls of Toulouse


James I, Count of La Marche - In 1349, he was created Captain-General of Languedoc


Bertrand du Guesclin - An able tactician and a loyal and disciplined warrior, Du Guesclin had reconquered much of France from the English when he died of illness at Chateauneuf-de-Randon while on a military expedition in Languedoc in 1380


Charles VI of France - Louis of Anjou was fighting for his claim to the Kingdom of Naples after 1382, dying in 1384, John of Berry was interested mainly in the Languedoc, and not particularly interested in politics; whilst Louis of Bourbon was a largely unimportant figure, due to his personality and his status


War of the Mantuan Succession - The French, although Louis XIII of France and Cardinal Richelieu were concerned at home with Huguenot uprisings in Languedoc after the fall of La Rochelle in 1628, sent forces to relieve Casale near the border with Milanese territory, besieged by a Habsburg army from Milan


In time they had increased their power well beyond military matters, and had become the real administrators and executive power of the province, a trend seen in the other "gouvernements" of France, but particularly acute in Languedoc, where the duke of Montmorency, governor of Languedoc, even openly rebelled against the king, was defeated and beheaded in Toulouse in 1632 by the order of Richelieu add something


Jean Francois Sarrazin - He died of fever at PĂ©zenas, in Languedoc on 5 December 1654


Arthur Richard Dillon - He was born at St Germain, entered the priesthood and was successively "curé" of Elan near Mézières, vicar-general of Pontoise , bishop of Evreux and archbishop of Toulouse , archbishop of Narbonne in 1763, and in that capacity, president of the estates of Languedoc


Jean-Joseph Ange d'Hautpoul - Born in an ancient noble family from the Languedoc, he entered the French royal army as a volunteer in 1769


Jean-Joseph Ange d'Hautpoul - From 1777, he served as an officer in the Dragoon Regiment of the Languedoc


By 1789 they were the most important element of the local administration of the kingdom add something


Finally, for purposes of taxation, Languedoc was ruled by the States of Languedoc, whose jurisdiction included only Languedoc proper , but not GĂ©vaudan, Velay, and Vivarais, which kept each their own provincial states until 1789 add something


The States of Languedoc met in many different cities, and for some time they established themselves in PĂ©zenas, but in the 18th century they were relocated definitively to Montpellier, where they met once a year, until 1789 add something


Today, when people refer to the old provinces of France, they are referring to the "gouvernements" as they existed in 1789, before the French Revolution add something


Velay - The country is part of Languedoc from the mid 14th century but with a particular status: Velay kept its own States General until 1789


Velay - The country is part of Languedoc from the mid 14th century but with a particular status: Velay kept its own States General until 1789


PyrA©nA©es-Orientales - The modern department was created early during the French Revolution on 9 February 1790 under the name of "Roussillon", the name of the pre-Revolutionary province of Roussillon to which it almost exactly corresonds, although the department includes Fenouillèdes, a small piece of territory which had formerly been on the southern edge of Languedoc


Paul Barras - At the age of sixteen, he entered the regiment of Languedoc as a "gentleman cadet".


Paul Barras - At the age of sixteen, he entered the regiment of Languedoc as a "gentleman cadet".


Nimes Olympique - In 1908, the SCN played FC Sète for the title of 'Champions of Languedoc'


FC Barcelona - From 1910 to 1914 Barcelona participated in the Pyrenees Cup, which consisted of the best teams of Languedoc, Midi, Aquitaine , the Basque Country, and Catalonia


Limoux wine - In 1938, Blanquette de Limoux became one of the first AOCs established in the Languedoc region


Between 1956 and 2016, the province of Languedoc was divided between four : add something


First, a massive summer tourism industry on the coast, with huge sea resorts such as Cap d'Agde, Palavas-les-Flots, or Le Grau-du-Roi, built in the 1970s add something


Key administrations have been relocated to the region, such as France's National Meteorology Office relocated from Paris to Toulouse in 1982 add something


Flavescence doree - Spreading steadily throughout France, by 1987 it had reached the wine growing regions of Cognac, Languedoc and northern and southern RhĂ´ne, and by 1992 the Loire Valley, and Bordeaux


Costieres de Nimes AOC - In 1998 the growers' organization requested that the appellation should be attached to the $ RhĂ´ne wine region as their wines are more reflective of the typical characteristics of RhĂ´ne wines than of the Languedoc region to which the area geographically belongs


There is a significant chemical sector in Toulouse, which has been quite battered since the terrible explosion of AZF on 21 September 2001 add something


Alexandra Rosenfeld - Representing the region of Languedoc, she succeeded Cindy Fabre as the 77th Miss France on 3 December 2005


Carla Bruni - Bruni met the Dalai Lama in August 2008 at Lerab Ling, a Buddhist temple on a hill in Languedoc, France


In April 2019, The Guardian's travel section included two Languedoc locations in its list of "20 of the most beautiful villages in France" add something