the administrative centre and biggest town of France, within the north-central part of the nation from the Seine River. Created as a fishing town regarding the Île de los angeles Cité, Paris (then known as Lutetia) ended up being captured and fortified because of the Romans in 52 B.C. Clovis I managed to get the capital of his kingdom after A.D. 486, and Hugh Capet established it given that money of France after their accession into the throne in 987. Through succeeding centuries, Paris expanded rapidly as a commercial, social, and commercial center. The town ended up being occupied by the Germans in World War II from June 14, 1940, to August 25, 1944. Populace: 2,150,000.
Paris, Matthew 1200?-1259. English monk and chronicler. His Chronica Majora traced the annals of the world through the creation to 1259.