https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_French_possessions_and_colonies

During the 19th and 20th centuries, the French colonial empire was the second largest colonial ... The following is a list of all the countries that were part of the French colonial .... New Ireland (1880–1882) (attempt at colonization, unofficial).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_colonial_empire

The French colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies, protectorates and mandate .... During the 16th century, the French colonization of the Americas began. .... of their usefulness, French generals did not think highly of their African troops. .... French priests had been arrested and executed in Korea, a country which ...

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/former-french-colonies.html

May 14, 2018 ... In 1830 France established its first African after ceasing Algier followed by several others in South East Asia. Other African countries colonized ...

https://www.quora.com/What-countries-did-France-colonize

I believe around 45 without counting the Canadian territories and the Islands in the Americas that are now either part of the U.S ( Fort Saint ...

https://blogs.mediapart.fr/jecmaus/blog/300114/franceafrique-14-african-countries-forced-france-pay-colonial-tax-benefits-slavery-and-colonization

Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since ... debt to France for the so called benefits Togo got from french colonization.

http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/French_Empire

May 11, 2017 ... The most important Caribbean colonial possession did not come until 1664, .... French is an official language in 28 countries (including other ...

https://www.understandfrance.org/France/History3.html

Almost all European countries developed or tried to develop an empire by conquering and ... did not even care to establish a legal status for colonized people!

http://www.discoverfrance.net/Colonies/

Discover France's overseas departments, territories, and former colonies around the world: in ... French Colonization ... Merchants, financiers, and manufacturers did engage in and profit from French imperial ventures, but generally they ... In addition — alongside numerous other countries — France has "staked out" small  ...

https://www.the-map-as-history.com/European-colonization-19th-20th-centuries

Europe's colonial expansion : colonization of Africa, colonization of Asia, Indian ... Empire, British Empire, colonies and colonial empires of European countries.

https://www.africa.upenn.edu/K-12/French_16178.html

The French in West Africa: Early Contact to Independence Stephen Wooten ... and were primarily trade related although missionary work and exploration did also occur. .... that the African peoples they were colonizing would be 'suitable` French citizens. ... Previous Menu · Home Page · What's New · Search · Country Specific.