Robert Surcouf from St Malo, Jean Bart from Dunkirk are only the most famous of French corsairs. On their boats, they amassed gold to return to port. In this pack you also have pirates who don't have scruples to steal from other boats.
Godfrey is a knight of the Middle Ages, his main mission is to expand the lands of his lord by making war on horseback. Like all knights, he was named knight by the age of 18 at the knighting ceremony, he then received his warfare equipment with his horse, armor, helmet, spear, sword and shield .
Gaëtan the crossbowman is a soldier of the Middle Ages, with his crossbow he can neutralize the enemy from a 100 meters. Easy to use and powerful, the crossbow was a devastating weapon in the hands of experienced users.
Joan of Arc is the most famous warrior woman of France. Guided by her determination, she will push the English enemy outside of France in 1429 at the risk of her life. She will then be judged and burned alive on a stake in 1431.
Du Guesclin is a Breton noble. He is an emblematic figure of the Hundred Years War when the kingdom of France and the Kingdom of England were fighting each other. The war last from 1337 to 1453, he pushed with his armies, many of the English troops out of France.
Robert Surcouf is one of the most famous French corsairs. Dubbed the "King of pirates" he remains the reference in the field, especially with his grip of the English ship Triton with on board 150 English sailors against 18 French sailor on the French boat.
Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most queen of England. She ruled England from 1558 to her death in 1603. She is one of the most legendary sovereign. Her love life remains a mystery because she never got married and didn't have any children.
1515 a date which sounds familiar to a lot of children. This the date of the victory of Francis I of France on the battle of Marignano over the troops of the Duke of Milan during the first year of reign. His nickname is "Prince of the Renaissance" because he introduced in France the Italian Renaissance.
Louis XVI is the symbol of the end of the monarchy. The French Revolution that began in 1789 with the storming of the Bastille cause his death a few years later, in 1793 he will be guillotined in public place by the revolutionaries.
Marie Curie borned Marie Sklodowska was one of the most famous French scientists with her husband Pierre Curie. In 1903, she is the first woman who won a Nobel Prize for her work on radioactivity. And she is the only woman to have won two Nobel Prizes in 1903 and 1911.
Louis Pasteur is a renowned French scientist, who did great research in various fields such as biology, agriculture, hygiene or even medicine. His extensive researchs will allow him to invent the vaccine against rabies.
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist who invented the theory of evolution. He developed this theory during his travel on the Beagle in 1831. This theory shows that all living species on Earth have one or more common ancestors.
Albert Einstein is perhaps the most famous scientist in the world. He received in 1921 the Nobel Prize in physics. His work on relativity, which established the principle of equivalence between mass and energy (E = mc2) have revolutionized the perception of the world around us.