Popular History of France from the Earliest Times   Popular History of France from the Earliest Times by Francois Guizot (1787-1874), translated by Robert Black (1829-1915) Fran?ois Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service Read more [...]