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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Eiffel Tower [link] [link] 15905
2 Joan of Arc 11317
3 Parkour, Gwendal Peizerat, Pétanque, Michel Platini, Alain Prost 9264
4 Thierry Henry 8020
5 Battle of Waterloo [link] 7139
6 Brigitte Bardot [link], Jean-Paul Belmondo, Luc Besson, Juliette Binoche, Charles Boyer, 7110
7 Paul Gauguin [link], Giverny [link] 6370
8 Alps 6273
9 Eurostar, Eurotunnel [link], Eurotunnel Shuttle 6069
10 Albert Camus, Le Canard Enchaîné, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Chansons de geste, Chrétien de Troyes, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Paul Claudel, Jean-Marie Le Clézio [link], Jean Cocteau, Colette, Pierre Corneille 5907
11 Marseille, Massif Central, Mediterranean, Mont Blanc [link] 5491
12 Palace of Versailles, Palais des Papes, Pont de Normandie 5281
13 Arc de Triomphe 5117
14 Charles de Gaulle, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 4993
15 Vichy France [link] [link] 4136
16 List of French people 3839
17 Air France, Airbus A400M 3768
18 Tricolore 3749
19 Serge Gainsbourg [link], Stéphane Grappelli [link], Juliette Gréco 3715
20 Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Auguste Rodin [link] 3708
21 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, Departments of France, Deputy 3703
22 Secularism [link], Senate of France 3654
23 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Georges de la Tour 3511
24 Tour de France, David Trezeguet 3430
25 Jean Reno, Jean Renoir, Alain Resnais 3346
26 Communes of France, Constitution of France, Constitutional Council of France, Court of Cassation 3241
27 Peugeot 3047
28 House of Bourbon, House of Valois 2987
29 Toulouse 2963
30 Renault, Roissy 2882
31 Paris, Pyrenees, Puy de Dôme 2851
32 Seine [link] 2826
33 Jean Michel Jarre [link], Maurice Jarre [link] 2695
34 Jacques-Louis David, Edgar Degas [link], Eugène Delacroix, Robert Delaunay, André Derain, Marcel Duchamp 2561
35 Patrick Vieira 2279
36 Third Republic, Treaty of Verdun 2163
37 Bastille Day 1992
38 French Open 1984
39 Algerian War, Ancien Régime 1882
40 Cognac 1707
41 Second Empire 1707
42 Nantes, Nice, Normandy 1598
43 Gustave Eiffel 1473
44 Music of France 1465
45 Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) 1432
46 Tristan and Iseult 1346
47 Dalida, Claude Debussy [link], Sacha Distel [link], Paul Dukas, Jacques Dutronc 1333
48 Camembert [link] [link], Champagne (wine), Crêpe, Croissant, Cuisine of France [link] 1319
49 Camille Pissarro, Nicolas Poussin 1313
50 Marianne 1313
51 Restauration 1232
52 Stade de France 1202
53 Auguste Escoffier [link] 1172
54 Haute cuisine 1168
55 Bistro, Raymond Blanc [link], Paul Bocuse [link], Bordeaux wine [link], Bourgogne wine 1161
56 Jean de La Fontaine, Alphonse de Lamartine, Libération [link], 1049
57 Jacques Tati, Audrey Tautou, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Truffaut 857
58 Tapenade [link] 855
59 Hugh Capet, Capetian, Cardinal Richelieu, Charlemagne [link], Clovis, Jean-Baptiste Colbert 813
60 Louis Malle, Marcel Marceau, Sophie Marceau, Jean Marais, Georges Méliès, Mistinguett, Yves Montand, Jeanne Moreau [link], Michèle Morgan 811
61 Jacques Offenbach 810
62 Isabelle Huppert 797
63 Alain Ducasse [link] 764
64 July Monarchy 762
65 Yannick Noah 735
66 Roger Vadim 724
67 Mireille Mathieu, Olivier Messiaen, Darius Milhaud, Mistinguett, Yves Montand 712
68 Antoine Watteau [link] 698
69 Simone Weil 640
70 Simone Signoret, 638
71 Field of the Cloth of Gold, Fifth Republic, French Revolution, First Empire, Fourth Republic, Franco-Prussian War, French Indochina [link] 623
72 Niki de Saint Phalle [link], Georges Seurat 599
73 Thalys, TGV Train grande vitesse 587
74 Brittany, 569
75 Parliament of France, Political parties in France, President of the French Republic [link], Prime Minister of France 555
76 Galette [link], Guide Michelin 540
77 Albert Roux, Michel Roux [link] 503
78 Vauban, Dominique de Villepin 488
79 Michel Legrand, Jean-Baptiste Lully 477
80 Camargue, Carcassonne, Cevennes, Cities of France, Corsica, Côte d'Azur 457
81 Romain Gary, Théophile Gautier, Jean Genet, André Gide, Jean Giono, Jean Giraudoux, René Goscinny 453
82 Sylvie Vartan 432
83 Law of France 415
84 Canal du Midi, Channel Tunnel [link], Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Citroën 409
85 French architecture 405
86 Jacques Delors, Jacques Derrida, René Descartes, Alfred Dreyfus, Marguerite Durand 389
87 Pierre Balmain, Coco Chanel [link], [link], couturier, Christian Dior [link], Jean-Paul Gaultier, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Thierry Mugler, Sonia Rykiel, Yves Saint Laurent [link] [link], Philippe Starck [link], Louis Vuitton, Lacoste 379
88 Marcel Pagnol, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor [link], Charles Pathé, Pathé Frères, Gérard Philippe 373
89 Jean-Christophe Novelli [link] 369
90 Laure Manaudou, Le Mans 347
91 Charles Trenet [link], Troubadour, Trouvère 325
92 Jean Gabin, Léon Gaumont, Annie Girardot, Jean-Luc Godard, Sacha Guitry 322
93 Albert Uderzo [link] 298
94 Alain Robbe-Grillet [link], Alain-Fournier, Jean Anouilh, Guillaume Apollinaire, Louis Aragon, Astérix [link] 298
95 Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Maurice Chevalier, François Couperin 271
96 Maurice Utrillo 234
97 Laurent Fabius, Pierre de Fermat, Franco-Belgian comics 216
98 Maurice Papon, Blaise Pascal, Louis Pasteur, Henri Philippe Pétain 192
99 Rally for the Republic Rassemblement pour la République, RPR, Regions of France 172
100 Le Nouvel Observateur 170
101 Gaz de France [link] 168
102 Jean-Claude Killy 162
103 Barbara, Gilbert Bécaud, Hector Berlioz [link], Georges Bizet, Pierre Boulez, Lucienne Boyer, Georges Brassens, Jacques Brel [link] 160
104 Camargue (horse), Charolais cattle 146
105 Basque Shepherd Dog, Basset Artésien Normand, Basset Bleu de Gascogne, Basset Fauve de Bretagne, Beauceron, Berger Picard, Braque d'Auvergne, Braque du Bourbonnais, Bresse (chicken), Briand 141
106 Georges Feydeau, Le Figaro, Gustave Flaubert, Jean de la Fontaine, Anatole France 137
107 Brigitte Fossey, Louis de Funès 130
108 Hector Zazou [link] 122
109 Jules Hardouin Mansart, Jean Paul Marat, Pierre Mendès-France, François Mitterrand, Jean Monnet, Michel de Montaigne, Montesquieu, Montgolfier brothers 117
110 Roland Garros 115
111 Henri Cartan [link], Henri Cartier-Bresson, Charlemagne, Jacques Chirac, Georges Clemenceau, Yves Congar, Le Corbusier, Marie Curie, Pierre Curie 107
112 Grand Bleu de Gascogne, Great Pyrenees, 105
113 Orly 104
114 Raymond Barre, Simone de Beauvoir, Henri Bergson, Bernard of Clairvaux, Louis Blériot, Léon Blum, Louis Braille, Pascal Bruckner 73
115 Pierre Jeanneret, Jean Jaurès, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Lionel Jospin 70
116 Faverolles (chicken), French Bulldog, French Spaniel 70
117 Houdan (chicken), La Flèche, Maine-Anjou (cattle), Ouessant (sheep) 67
118 Abondance (cattle), Alsace hamster [link], Ariegeois, Aubrac Cattle 65
119 Blue Picardy Spaniel 65
120 Marcel Renault 64
121 Jean Delannoy [link], Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve [link], Gérard Depardieu, Guillaume Depardieu [link], Jean Desailly [link] 58
122 Philippe Candeloro, Eric Cantona, Pierre de Coubertin (Modern Olympic Games) 55
123 Jean Sablon, Camille Saint-Saëns, Henri Salvador [link], Erik Satie, Alan Stivell 51
124 Richard Anthony, Charles Aznavour 24
125 Roger Landes [link], Henri Désiré Landru, Jack Lang, Antoine Lavoisier, Jean-Marie Le Pen [link], Auguste and Louis Lumière 19
126 Jean-Edern Hallier, Victor Hugo [link], Eugène Ionesco 18
127 Louis XIV, Louis XVI 9
128 France Télécom 9
129 Napoléon Bonaparte 8
130 Nouvelle Vague 7
131 François Boucher, Bernard Buffet [link] 7
132 Honoré de Balzac, Charles Baudelaire [link], Pierre Beaumarchais, Simone de Beauvoir [link] [link], Cyrano de Bergerac, Georges Bernanos, André Breton 7
133 Stéphane Mallarmé, André Malraux, Guy de Maupassant, François Mauriac, Molière, [link], Le Monde 7
134 Gîte 6
135 Édith Piaf [link], Francis Poulenc 6
136 SNCF, Mont Blanc Express [link] 6

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