The Website of the National Archives of France Is Now Available in English and Spanish

Posted by Jean-Yves on Oct 27, 2016

The website of the Archives Nationales of France is now available in English and Spanish.

The Archives nationales (French for “National Archives”) preserve the national archives of France, apart from the archives of the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as these two ministries have their own archive services, the Service historique de la défense and the Archives diplomatiques respectively. The Archives nationales have one of the largest and most important archival collections in the world, a testimony to the very ancient nature of the French state which has been in existence for more than twelve centuries already.


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