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- Joan of Arc : A French peasant girl (ca. 1412 – 1431) who led her nation's armies during the Hundred Years' War and became a national heroine and saint.
- France : Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954.
- Hundred Years War : Lengthy, intermittent warfare between English and French forces over feudal territorial rights and succession to the French crown.
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- George Bernard Shaw : (1856 - 1950) Irish playwright, writer, socialist propagandist, and art, music and drama critic who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1925.
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