Tag Archives: entente cordiale

Have France and Germany been friends 50 years ?

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Is it believable, that the Frogs and Germans have remained at peace, and even friends, over the last several decades of economic world war ? Read more about it here : http://renaudfavier.com/2013/01/20/la-cinquantaine-cest-un-bel-age-en-tout-cas-cest-de-circonstance-pour-celebrer-le-traite-de-lelysee/

Renaud Favier – January 26th, 2013 – http://bonneannee2013.wordpress.com/

Bonus : it pretty much seems like it, indeed !

 

Germany and France will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of their “Entente Cordiale” in Paris

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Of course, it’s not as glamorous as a Queen’s Jubilee, and The Economist, French citizens from French speaking  London and other France, Germany, and/or Euroland bashers may smile at “la souris accouchée par la montagne franco-germanique”.

Annee-franco-allemande-Cinquantenaire-du-traite-de-l-Elysee_largeLet’s read a bit more about it anyway :  http://renaudfavier.com/2013/01/20/la-cinquantaine-cest-un-bel-age-en-tout-cas-cest-de-circonstance-pour-celebrer-le-traite-de-lelysee/

Renaud Favier – January 20th, 2013 – http://bonneannee2013.wordpress.com/

Bonus : some may like more glamorous (and British) Jubilees.

Diamonds are Forever, So Queen Elisabeth and England Seem to Be : Happy Jubilee, Madam

From a French perspective, England and the UK may not have always been easy neighbours and perfect Euro-partners over the last millenium or so, but any fair-play French person must admit, that both this Queen and that Country are quite admirable !