Established by the French constitution of October 27, 1946, the French Union (French: Union Française) was a political entity created to replace the old French colonial system, the "French Empire" (Empire français). Lasting until 1958, it was replaced by the French Community. The current Constitution of France was adopted on October 4, 1958, and has been amended 17 times, most recently on March 28, 2003. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...-1... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The French Community was the political entity which replaced the French Union, which in turn was the descendant of the French Empire following the Second World War. ...
The French Union was modelled on the British Commonwealth. Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of independent sovereign states, most of which were once governed by the United Kingdom and are its former colonies. ...
The Union for French Democracy, also known by its French acronym UDF (Union pour la Démocratie Française), is a French center-right political party.
It may be compared to the Christian-Democratic Union of Germany in terms of its Christian democrat policies.
While a partner in the Raffarin cabinet, the UDF sometimes criticized the policies of the French government, yet did not wish to quit the majority coalition and enter the opposition, which is mostly left-wing.
FrenchUnion, 1946–58, political entity established by the French constitution of 1946.
Established by the French constitution of October 27, 1946, the FrenchUnion (French: Union Française) was a political entity created to replace the old Frenchcolonial system, the "French Empire" (Empire français).
The states of French Indochina withdrew from the union in 1954, and Morocco and Tunisia gained their independence in 1956.
Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Want to know more? Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
Press Releases |
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m