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1) Mitterrand, Francois Maurice. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French political leader, president of France, 1981-95. Initially a supporter of Petain's Vichy government during World War II, he joined the Resistance in 1943. Mitterrand...

2) Mansart, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His work is noted as being an outstanding expression of French classical design. In 1635 he was commissioned by the duc d'Orleans to make additions to the chateau...

3) Villon, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Francois de Montcorbier or Francois Des Loges. One of the earliest great poets of France, Villon was largely rediscovered in the 19th cent. He was brought up by the...

4) Couperin, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French harpsichordist and composer, called "le Grand" to distinguish him from the other musicians in his family. His harpsichord music, in its charm, delicacy, and...

5) Saint Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lac Aylmer to Sherbrooke, then NW past Drummondville to Lac St. Pierre of the St. Lawrence River. There are several hydroelectric stations on its course. 2 River,...

6) Truffaut, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French film director and critic. As a critic, he was noted for his promotion of the auteur theory. The director, he believed, should have creative control over all...

7) Girardon, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chancellor Seguier sent him to study in Paris with Francois Anguier and later to Rome. On his return he was commissioned with much of the decorative sculpture in...

8) Boucher, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Francois Le Moyne but was also influenced by Watteau, many of whose works he engraved. At the age of 20 he won the Grand Prix, and from 1727 to 1731 he studied in...

9) Blondel, Francois. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Academy of Architecture. Blondel's writings, which exerted great influence, include Cours d'architecture enseigne dans l'Academie royale d'architecture (2 vol., 1675-83)...

10) Drouais, Francois-Hubert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French painter, a follower of Francois Boucher, whose style he imitated. Under the patronage of the court he painted portraits of Louis XV, Mme Du Barry, Mme de Pompadour,...

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