Musketeer costume in 1586. Reign of Henri III. Musketeer in 1586. Reign of Henri III. Taken from Gaignères portfolio (sixteenth century).
French Crossbowman of the 15th century.
The members of historical infantry units called themselves Zuaven. The name goes back to the Kabyl tribe of the Zuauas in the Zuaua district (Zuavia) in the Algerian province of Constantine, who already provided mercenary troops at the time of the Ottoman Empire who were famous for their bravery.
French Swiss regiment. Grenadiers in combat (1812).
The Royal Flag of France. The Galley Flag. The Flag of the Merchant Navy. The royal flag was, in reality, the national flag in the 18th century. Each regiment had… Read More
Louis-Lazare Hoche 1768-1797. French Revolution History. Louis-Lazare Hoche was a French general of the Revolutionary who was known for his level-headed actions in the suppression of the revolt in the Vendée… Read More
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
French Gunner uniform of the Royal Guard. Marechal quartermaster.
French Army Uniforms of French Fire Brigade. Officer and soldier of 1846. Armee Francaise de 1846. Sapeurs Pompiers. Officier et soldat.
Uniform of French Horse Grenadier of the Imperial Guard. French army of 1816 to 1830. Armee Francaise de 1816 a 1830. Grenadier à Cheval. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From… Read More