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Lycée Louis-le-Grand
Jean Bastianelli NUMBER OF STUDENTS 1,818 students in 2009 MEDIUM OF LANGUAGE French LANGUAGE German, English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Russian, Vietnamese WEBSITE www.louislegrand.org Exterior of the Lycée
Lycée
Louis-le-Grand, facing the rue St Jacques The LYCéE LOUIS-LE-GRAND (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a prestigious secondary school located in Paris
Paris
. Founded in 1563 as the Collège de Clermont, it was renamed in King Louis XIV of France
Louis XIV of France
's honor after he extended his direct patronage to it in 1682
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Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI (US /ˈɑːbuː ˈdɑːbi/ , UK /ˈæbuː ˈdɑːbi/ ; Arabic : أبو ظبي‎‎ Abū Ẓabī Emirati pronunciation ) is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (the most populous being Dubai
Dubai
), and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi , the largest of the UAE's seven emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf
from the central western coast. The city proper had a population of 1.5 million in 2014. Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
houses federal government offices, is the seat of the United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
Government , home to the Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Emiri Family and the President of the UAE, who is from this family
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Classes Préparatoires
The CLASSES PRéPARATOIRES AUX GRANDES éCOLES (CPGE) (English : HIGHER SCHOOL PREPARATORY CLASSES), commonly called CLASSES PRéPAS or PRéPAS, are part of the French post-secondary education system. They consist of two very intensive years (extendable to three or exceptionally four years) which act as a preparatory course (or cram school ) with the main goal of training undergraduate students for enrollment in one of the grandes écoles . The workload is one of the highest in the world (between 35 and 45 contact hours a week, plus usually between 4 and 6 hours of written exams, plus between 2 and 4 hours of oral exams a week and homework filling all the remaining free time ). The students from CPGE have to take national competitive exams to be allowed to enroll in one of the Grandes Écoles . These Grandes Écoles are higher education establishments (graduate schools) delivering master's degrees and/or doctorates
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Panthéon
The PANTHéON (Latin : pantheon, from Greek πάνθειον (ἱερόν) '(temple) to all the gods' ) is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris
Paris
. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary châsse containing her relics but, after many changes, now functions as a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens. It is an early example of neo-classicism , with a façade modelled on the Pantheon in Rome , surmounted by a dome that owes some of its character to Bramante 's Tempietto . Located in the 5th arrondissement on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève , the Panthéon
Panthéon
looks out over all of Paris
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Collège De France
The COLLèGE DE FRANCE (French pronunciation: ​ ), founded in 1530, is a renowned higher education and research establishment (grand établissement ) in France
France
. It is located in Paris
Paris
, in the 5th arrondissement , or Latin
Latin
Quarter, across the street from the historical campus of La Sorbonne . The Collège is considered to be France's most prestigious research university. It does not grant degrees. Each professor is required to give lectures where attendance is free and open to anyone. Professors, about 50 in number, are chosen by the professors themselves, from a variety of disciplines, in both science and the humanities
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University Of Paris
The UNIVERSITY OF PARIS (French : Université de Paris), metonymically known as the SORBONNE (French: , its historical house), was a university in Paris
Paris
, France
France
, from around 1150 to 1970. Emerging around 1150 as a corporation associated with the cathedral school of Notre Dame de Paris
Paris
, it was considered the second-oldest university in Europe . Officially chartered in 1200 by King
King
Philip II (Philippe-Auguste) of France
France
and recognised in 1215 by Pope Innocent III , it was often nicknamed after its theology collegiate institution, College
College
of Sorbonne
Sorbonne
, founded about 1257 by Robert de Sorbon and charted by Saint Louis , King
King
of France
France

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Henri Poincaré
JULES HENRI POINCARé (French: ( listen ); 29 April 1854 – 17 July 1912) was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist , engineer, and philosopher of science . He is often described as a polymath , and in mathematics as The Last Universalist by Eric Temple Bell , since he excelled in all fields of the discipline as it existed during his lifetime. As a mathematician and physicist, he made many original fundamental contributions to pure and applied mathematics , mathematical physics , and celestial mechanics . He was responsible for formulating the Poincaré conjecture , which was one of the most famous unsolved problems in mathematics until it was solved in 2002–2003 by Grigori Perelman . In his research on the three-body problem , Poincaré became the first person to discover a chaotic deterministic system which laid the foundations of modern chaos theory . He is also considered to be one of the founders of the field of topology
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Alexandre Adler
ALEXANDRE ADLER (born 23 September 1950 in Paris
Paris
) is a French historian , journalist and expert of contemporary geopolitics , the former USSR
USSR
, and the Middle East
Middle East
. He is a Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur (2002). A Maoist in his youth and then a member of the Communist Party (PCF), he shifted to the right at the end of the 1970s and has since become close to US neoconservatives , as did his wife Blandine Kriegel (daughter of the communist Resistant Maurice Kriegel-Valrimont ). Adler is the counsellor of Roger Cukiermann , chairman of the Conseil Représentatif des Institutions juives de France
France
(CRIF, Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France)
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Abu Dhabi Education Council
The ABU DHABI EDUCATION COUNCIL ( Arabic
Arabic
: مجلس أبو ظبي التعليم‎) (ADEC) is the educational authority for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi , the largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
and the home of the country's capital city. Organized in 2005 by the UAE's president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan , ADEC is responsible primarily for the management and administration of the emirate's public schools. Additionally, ADEC issues licenses, monitors, and inspects the emirate's many different private schools. Since 2009, ADEC has implemented its New School Model, a project to improve teaching standards in the emirate by increasing the quality of teaching, curriculum, and administration
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Louis Antoine De Saint-Just
LOUIS ANTOINE LéON DE SAINT-JUST (French pronunciation: ​ ; 25 August 1767 – 28 July 1794) was a military and political leader during the French Revolution
French Revolution
. The youngest of the deputies elected to the National Convention
National Convention
in 1792, Saint-Just rose quickly in their ranks and became a major leader of the government of the French First Republic . He spearheaded the movement to execute King Louis XVI
Louis XVI
and later drafted the radical French Constitution of 1793
French Constitution of 1793
. He became a close friend of Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien Robespierre
, and served with him as one of the commissioners of the powerful Committee of Public Safety
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Jean-Henri Azéma
JEAN-HENRI AZéMA, called JEAN AZéMA (28 December 1913 – 13 October 2000) was a French poet of Réunionnais origin. Born in Saint-Denis , he died in Buenos Aires , where he had fled after collaborating with the Nazis during World War II . His son was the historian Jean-Pierre Azéma . REFERENCES * Brief biographical sketch on answers.com AUTHORITY CONTROL * WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 36914047 * LCCN : n81085206 * ISNI : 0000 0000 7828 7305 * GND : 13319101X * SUDOC : 026698803 * BNF : cb11889731q (data) This article about a poet from France is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e This biographical article related to Réunion is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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French Revolution
The FRENCH REVOLUTION (French : Révolution française ) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France
France
that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon
Napoleon
during the later expansion of the French Empire . The Revolution
Revolution
overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, experienced violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon
Napoleon
that rapidly brought many of its principles to Western Europe
Europe
and beyond. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, the Revolution
Revolution
profoundly altered the course of modern history , triggering the global decline of absolute monarchies while replacing them with republics and liberal democracies
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President Of The French Republic
The PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC (French : Président de la République française, French pronunciation: ​ ), is the executive head of state of France
France
in the French Fifth Republic
French Fifth Republic
. In French terms, the Presidency is the supreme magistracy of the country. The powers, functions and duties of prior presidential offices, and their relation with the Prime Minister and Cabinet has over time differed with the various French constitutions since 1848 (the final end of the French Monarchy
French Monarchy
). The President of France
France
is also the ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra
Andorra
, Grand Master of the Légion d\'honneur and the Ordre national du Mérite and honorary proto-canon of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome
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Quartier Latin
Coordinates : 48°51′5.1″N 2°20′35.4″E / 48.851417°N 2.343167°E / 48.851417; 2.343167 La Sorbonne
Sorbonne
A small street in the Latin
Latin
Quarter with bistros and restaurants The LATIN QUARTER OF PARIS (French : Quartier latin, IPA: ) is an area in the 5th and the 6th arrondissements of Paris
Paris
. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine
Seine
, around the Sorbonne
Sorbonne
. Known for its student life, lively atmosphere and bistros , the Latin Quarter is the home to a number of higher education establishments besides the university itself, such as the École Normale Supérieure , the École des Mines de Paris
Paris
, Panthéon-Assas University
Panthéon-Assas University
, the Schola Cantorum
Schola Cantorum
, and the Jussieu university campus
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Louis XIV Of France
LOUIS XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as LOUIS THE GREAT (Louis le Grand) or the SUN KING (le Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon
House of Bourbon
who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history . In the age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France
France
was a leader in the growing centralization of power. Louis began his personal rule of France
France
in 1661, after the death of his chief minister, the Italian Cardinal Mazarin . An adherent of the concept of the divine right of kings , which advocates the divine origin of monarchical rule, Louis continued his predecessors' work of creating a centralized state governed from the capital
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Sixth-form College
A SIXTH FORM COLLEGE is an educational institution in England
England
, Wales , Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, Belize
Belize
, the Caribbean , Malta
Malta
, Norway
Norway
, Brunei , and Malaysia
Malaysia
, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels , BTEC and the International Baccalaureate Diploma , or school-level qualifications such as GCSEs
GCSEs
. In Singapore
Singapore
and India
India
, this is known as a junior college . The municipal government of the city of Paris uses the phrase "sixth form college" as the English name for a lycée
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