Category History Podcasts

French Heads of State
History Podcasts

French Heads of State

Third Republic (President)1870 - 1871Louis Jules Trochu 1871 - 1873 Adolphe Thiers1873 - 1879 Patrice de MacMahon1879 - 1887 Jules Grévy1887 - 1894Sadi Carnot1894 - 1895 Jean Casimir-Périer1895 - 1899 Félix Faure1899 - 1906Emile Loubet1906 - 1913 Armand Fallières1913 - 1920 Raymond Poincaré1920Paul Deschanel1920 - 1924Alexandre Millerand1924 - 1931Gaston Doumergue1931 - 1932Paul Doumer1932 - 1940Albert LebrunVichy Government (Head ofState)1940 - 1944 Henri Philippe PetainProvisional Government (President)1944 - 1946Charles de Gaulle1946Félix Gouin1946Georges Bidault1946 Leon BlumFourth Republic (President)1947 - 1954 Vincent Auriol1954 - 1959René CotyFifth Republic (President)1959 - 1969 Charles de Gaulle1969 - 1974 Georges Pompidou1974 - 1981 Valéry Giscardd& 39;Estaing1981 - 1995 François Mitterand1995Jacques Chirac

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Not really!

The castle walls are made of stone which does not burn and it is almost impossible to shoot an arrow through the narrow slit windows. There is a bet
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Not really

You might be able to use a ladder to climb over the wooden palisade surrounding the bailey, but ladders are useless if you want to enter the motte because
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Not really!

The castle walls are made of stone which does not burn and it is almost impossible to shoot an arrow through the narrow slit windows. There is a better opt
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Not really

The belfry tower was on wheels so it would be impossible to push it up the steep slope of the motte. You could use it to get over the palisade surrounding
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Yes if no moat

You can push the belfry tower up to the castle walls so that your soldiers can climb up and get into the castle to attack its occupants. The belfry tower a
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Good Choice

The concentric castle is very hard to attack because of the double row of stone walls. However, in order to succeed with a siege you need to have enough ar
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Good Choice

You can use a catapult to fire stones at the castle and hopefully knock down the walls. Using a catapult also means that you can stand away from the castle
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